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DIMEV 5944
NIMEV 3731.55
Thy lust that lasteth but awhile
On voluptas carnis — two long lines rhyming aa or a quatrain rhyming abcb
Subjects: lust
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 133
Transcription:
Þi lust þat lasteþ but a wile þou it be breme and like
it deþ þe for to sike sore and lite loue and sore for to sike
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 73.