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Whosoever will thrive or thee
Dame Curtasy’s moral instructions — 152 lines
Note: For another version see 3134.
Subjects: precepts; courtesy books; children, instructions for the behavior of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 61 (SC 6922*), f. 20
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Babees Book, etc. EETS o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: rev. ed. 266-74.
Shuffleton, George. Ashmole 61: A Compilation of Popular Middle English Verse. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008: 67-70; 445-8; 601-2.