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There been three points of mischief
A Series of Triads — 100 lines in eight-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with refrain
Note: Cf. 2551 where incorporated with six preceding stanzas of personal introduction.
Subjects: advice, moral
Versification: — eight-line — ababcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Tanner 407 (SC 10234), ff. 18v-19
First Lines:
Ther ben iij poyntis of myscheff
þat arn confusion to many man…
Last Lines:
…Here to haue so good an ende
þat we be not cause of oure owyn wo
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 269-72.
Louis, Cameron, ed. The Commonplace Book of Robert Reynes of Acle: an edition of Tanner MS 407. New York: Garland, 1980: 183.