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Toward Aurora in the month of December
‘Experience shewith the wourld is varyable’ — fourteen 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc), including envoy, with this refrain
Subjects: envoys; mutability
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2255, fd. 126v-128v
First Lines:
TOward Aurora in the monyth of decembre
Walkyng alloone in contemplacioun…
Last Lines:
…Envye feerfull for devyne Iugement
Experience shewith the wourld is varyable
Attributed Author: Explicit quod lydgate (f. 128v, in margin, in rubric)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems. EETS o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 844-7.