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IMEV 4154.8
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Whoso will this orison say
A charm against thieves — ten couplets
Note: Cf. 1548, 1623, 3196, 6013.
Subjects: charms; thieves
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2457, f. 7v
First Lines:
Wo so wol this oureson saie
Be nyȝth other be daie
ȝif any man be so vnsele
That wold thi good stele…
Last Lines:
…And this is the oureson
Saie him with good deuocion
Editions:
Bühler, Kurt. “Middle English Verses Against Thieves.” Speculum 33 (1958): 371-2: 371.