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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
Versification: — four-line — abab, aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 163r2
First Lines:
þou most fort wit wele or wo
be þou lef oþer be þou lot…
Last Lines:
…bot ȝif þou falle & go amis
wit dulful det i wonde þe sore
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: 238; rev. ed. 266.