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DIMEV 5890
Though this book be evil to read
Author(s): Richard Hutton (c. xvi)



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library 331 [olim Quaritch cat. 824], p. 134
Transcription:
Those this boke be evile to rede
As in englishe not veray ornate
yet to hevyn it wil the lede
Thy mynd ther to therfor associate
And inwardly be not desolate
The entent ther of do thou take
And pray for hym that dyd yt make
Note: Added by a hand of the sixteenth century; immediately following Rolle’s Fire of Love (pp. 1-134).
Attributed Author: quod R Hutton