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Another year it may betide
An Epiphany carol — three quatrains(aaab) and burden: ‘Who wot nowe þat ys here / Where he schall be anoder yere’
Subjects: carols, New Year
Versification: — four-line, two-line — aaab, aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 40166 C3, f. 12v
First Lines:
Anoder yere hit may betyde
This compeny to be full wyde…
Last Lines:
…Hyt lendith lytull in hur threte
Cryste may send sich a yere
Editions:
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 77; 1977, 64-5.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Historical Poems of the XIV and XV Centuries. New York: Columbia UP, 1959: 62-3.
Greene, Richard Leighton, ed. A Selection of English Carols. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 85.
Stevick, Robert D., ed. One Hundred Middle English Lyrics. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964: 165.
Oliver, Raymond. Poems Without Names: The English Lyric 1200-1500. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1970: 34.