The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Through a town as I come ride
‘Hyre & see and say not all’ — one twelve-line and seven
eight-line stanzas including refrain, ‘Hyre & se and sey not
Title(s): ‘Hyre & see and say not all’
Subjects: tongue, advice concerning use of; advice, moral
twelve-line, eight-line —
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.9.38 (1450)
, f. 26v
Throwe a towne as y com ryde
y sawe wretyn on a
…There for y rede thynke on thys thynge
hyre and se and sey not
Sandison, Helen Estabrook.
The ‘Chanson d’Aventure’ in Middle English.
Bryn Mawr College Monographs, Monograph Series 12. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1913: 121-3.