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Under your hood is but one countenance
John Lydgate, ‘Ballade per antiphrasim’ — four 8-line stanzas
Note: The same refrain also serves for 5410.
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): Ballade per antiphrasim
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.48 (SC 11914), ff. 133-133v
First Lines:
VNdir your hood is but oo contenaunce
Excludid is from you al doubilnesse…
Last Lines:
…Thes be as sothe of you where that ye be
As I goo loos and teied a withe a Lyne
Note: Two last stanzas are fragmentary because the corner of the folio is torn off.
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems. EETS o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 432-3.