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DIMEV 6154
Ware the fox the hare and the raven
Verses of political prophecy, with the heading, ‘Nota de Ruthin’ and preceded by a prose note — in rough couplets
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 17032a. Lydgate, John, The Temple of Glas, [de Worde, 1495?] , sig. b.7v
First Lines:
War the fox the here and the rauynge
holonde take hede how the grete in hisse
den the female hath [ ]
Ruthyn then schall grye and say
Woo be thyme that we han lost gray…
Last Lines:
…mony a man schall ryse with her toward
Den to se [ ]revtness to correcte
Than schall mvrderes and thefes ren to wreke
Note: CUL shelfmark, Inc. 5. J. 1. 2 (3569); written into upper, left, and lower margin by a hand of the late fifteenth century or first half of the sixteenth century.