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DIMEV 5949
IMEV 3734.5
NIMEV 3734.5
Thy wife my friend is always nought
Moralizing lines on women — one quatrain
Subjects: women, against
Versification: — four-line — abcb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Hatton 2 (SC 4130) [olim Hatton 105], f. 169v
Transcription:
Thy wyffe my frend is allwayes nowght
In yousynge her amysse
she waxeth worsse but worste of al
when she well yousyn is