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When that Bachus the mighty lord
Colyn Blowbols Testament — 405 lines, generally in
Colyn Blowbols Testament
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.86 (SC 11951)
, ff. 106v
Whan that Bachus the myghti lorde
And sy no eke both by one
…To draw the bake fer out of them sight
Lest thow be had in
repreef and dispite
Attributed Title: Here foloweth Colyn blowbols Testament (scribe, f. 106v); Here
endyth Colyn Blobollys Testament (scribe, f. 113)
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