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IMEV 358
NIMEV 358
As I me rode in a May morning
On contemporary conditions — eleven quatrains with refrain, ‘quod omnis caro fenum est’, and burden: ‘Man in þi mynd loket þis be best / Omnis caro fenum est
Title(s): Omnis caro fenum est
Subjects: carols, satirical; chansons d’aventure; birds, as narrators; contemporary conditions
Versification: — four-line, two-line — abab, aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.3.1, ff. 95v-96
First Lines:
As I me rode in a mey mornyng
I loked abowte bothe est & west…
Last Lines:
…ffor all þis whord a a weylys noght
quod omnis carnem fenum est
Attributed Author: Explycit quod John hawghton (added, f. 96)
Facsimiles:
Hardman, Phillipa. The Heege Manuscript: A Facsimile of National Library of Scotland MS Advocates 19.3.1. Leeds Texts and Monographs, n.s. 16. Leeds: School of English, 2000.
Editions:
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 253; 1977, 224.