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Through a forest as I went
Parce mihi domine’, allegory of the Bird with the Four Feathers — in this version, 103 lines in eight-line stanzas; ends imperfectly
Note: For another version see 924.
Title(s): Parce mihi domine
Subjects: allegories; mutability
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2380, ff. 72v-74
First Lines:
Thurght a forest als I went
Me to play In a morning…
Last Lines:
…Bot now my floure Is all past
To þe fader of heven be takinne