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DIMEV 6418
When that I had two hundred pounds
Moral advice about the burdens of wealth — four couplets
Subjects: money, use of; wealth, inconstancy of; wealth, dangers of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.4.20 (652), f. 26
First Lines:
When þat I had ii c. li.
I could not stand vppon þe grovnd…
Last Lines:
…and thys forsaken I from theme pas
as poore a wreche as ever was
Note: Added to right margin by a sixteenth-century hand, written as prose.