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Who could such a woman counterfeit
In praise of the Virgin Mary — one 8-line stanza
Note: Same as stanza 11 of 3618, occurring separately.
Subjects: Virgin Mary, praise of
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 36983 [olim Bedford Public Library], f. 263v
First Lines:
Who couthe suche A womman counterffete
That on all ffolkys hath compassion…
Last Lines:
…On Knyght & squyers for theyre renoun
On yomen & Gromes for they can stiffly schete