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Weal thou art a waried thing uneven canst thou deal
On Fortune — four long monorhyming lines
Subjects: Fortune; wealth, inconstancy of
Versification: — four-line, monorhyme — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Jesus College 29, Part II, f. 79v
First Lines:
Weole þu art a waried þing vneuene constu dele…
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. An Old English Miscellany: A Bestiary, Kentish Sermons, Proverbs of Alfred and Religious Poems of the Thirteenth Century. EETS o.s. 49 (1872); repr. 1988: 86.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 65.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 10.