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When that Phoebus beams shining as gold
‘Trust not the ontrustye for hys promysse ys not sure’ — twelve 8-line stanzas with this refrain
Subjects: advice, moral
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Cleopatra C.IV, ff. 69-70v
First Lines:
Whan that phebus beemes schynyng as golde
Gan to ylumyne over every nacyon…
Last Lines:
…Then schall we haue the Ioye that all Ioyes doth exsell
Trust hym that ys trusty hys promys ys sure
Editions:
Sandison, Helen Estabrook. The ‘Chanson d’Aventure’ in Middle English. Bryn Mawr College Monographs, Monograph Series 12. Bryn Mawr, PA: Bryn Mawr College, 1913: 123-6.