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DIMEV 6201
NIMEV 3871.55
Welkins warren ways wetten
One rhyming quatrain of alliterative verse, depicting the consequences of stormy weather.
Subjects: lyrics; weather



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 499, f. 67v
Transcription:
welknes werren waies weten windes walken w[e?]de wo
wilde walken wordes wruxlen wymmen w[rit?]hen [w?]wel wile we
wodes wriden wattres weden waƿes werpen wrok in wro
wederes wrsen wrothli wenden wormes waiten won to wre
Note: Added to the margin of a Latin manuscript. Written as prose. Some of the text smudged.
Editions:
Pickering, Oliver S. “Newly Discovered Secular Lyrics from Later Thirteenth-Century Cheshire.” Review of English Studies n.s. 43 (1992): 157-80: 166.