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DIMEV 6396
IMEV 4005.5
NIMEV C16
When pride is in price
A political prophecy for Scotland’s prosperity in A.D. 1581, incorporating a version of the Abuses of the Age — 14 lines in couplets
Note: For Abuses of the Age, cf. 6397.
Subjects: prophecies, political; abuses of the age
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, f. 57
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2553, p. 293
Editions:
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 1.342.