The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Thou most fort with weal or woe
On Fortune’s Wheel — ten lines. Written as prose inserted into Latin text, the Latin between couplets. Rough couplets and a quatrain, abab.
Note: Second quatrain an alternative text to the medial couplet.
Subjects: Fortune, wheel of
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322
, f. 163r2
þou most fort wit wele or wo
be þou lef oþer be þou lot…
…bot ȝif þou falle & go amis
wit dulful det i wonde þe sore
Furnivall, Frederick James,
Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other
o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 238; rev. ed. 266.