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DIMEV 6183
NIMEV 3873.55
Weenest thou that thou dost not wickedly
Moral advice for a rich man to give to the poor to save his soul — four stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: advice, moral; wealth, wise use of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Philadelphia, Rosenbach Museum and Library 1083/30 [olim Phillipps 1099], f. 77v
Transcription:
Wenyst thou that thou doost nat wykkydly
That so many a mannys sustinaunce
Wors is no thyng than to love money
As that Ecclesiasticus weel can sey
Note: Follows explicit to De Regimine Principum (3581; by same hand as envoy.