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This is a wonder merry play and long shall last
On the Fickleness of Fortune — four couplets
Subjects: Fortune, fickleness of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 162v1
Transcription:
Þis is a wondir merie pley & longe ssal laste
bot for þi sete is perilous war þe ate laste
Note: Written as prose inserted into Latin.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 236; rev. ed. 265 (2 lines only).