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NIMEV TP 156.7
And with the noise of them two
Conclusion added to Chaucer’s incomplete House of Fame (1620) — six couplets
Note: Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 156.7.
Author(s): William Caxton; Geoffrey Chaucer
Title(s): House of Fame
Subjects: epilogues; occasional verse
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 5087. Chaucer, Geoffrey, The Book of Fame, Caxton, [1483] , sig. d3
Transcription:
And wyth the noyse of them wo
I Sodeynly awoke anon tho
And remembryd that I had seen
And how hye and ferre I had been
An my ghoost and had grete wonder
Of that the god of thonder
Had lete me knowen and began to wryte
Lyke as ye haue herd me endyte
Wherfor to studye and rede alway
I purpose to doo day by day
Thus in dremyng and in game
Endeth thys lytyl book of Fame
Note: Camb. Univ. Lib. shelfmark, Inc. 3. J. 1. 1. (3506); ‘Caxton’ in right margin beside the first line of this ending. Followed by Caxton’s prose note on incompleteless of House of Fame, beg. ‘I fynde no more of this werke to fore sayd for as fer as I can vnderstonde This noble man Gefferey Chaucer fynnysshyd at the sayd conclusion of the metyng of lesyng and sothsawe where as yet they ben chekked and maye not departe…; followed by ‘Emprynted by Wylliam Caxton (f. d3).
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. A Parallel-Text Edition of Chaucer’s Minor Poems. 3 vols. Chaucer Society 1st. ser. 21, 57, 58. London: Trübner, n.d. repr. New York and London: Johnson, 1967: 241.