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Who takes Pleasance in youthage
‘Consail and Teiching at the Vys Man gaif his Sone’ — 456 lines in couplets
Title(s): ‘Consail and Teiching at the Vys Man gaif his Sone’
Subjects: instruction, father to son; advice, moral
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.1.5, Part VI, ff. 43-48v
First Lines:
Qwhay takes Plesans In ȝouthage
Off gud and Ill to have knawleg…
Last Lines:
…al thus the wysman taucht his sonne
And bad hyme at It suld be donne
Attributed Title: here efter folowis þe consail & teiching at the vys man gaif his sonne (f. 42v)
Editions:
Lumby, Joseph Rawson, ed. Ratis Raving, and other Moral and Religious Pieces in prose and verse. EETS o.s. 43 (1870); repr. 1973: 90-103.
Girvan, Ritchie, ed. Ratis raving, and other early Scots poems on morals. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 11. Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1939: 66-79.