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With bodily food Increasing in quantity
An admonition against excess — a single stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: moderation; advice; food
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 259, f. 231v
First Lines:
Wyth bodylye ffode Encressyng in quantitee
Ouer mesure passyng sufficiaunces…
Last Lines:
Þouȝe I þe trewthe vttere ȝe hiere nott att all
þrouȝe me did non [B??wer] cas is þis fall — london
Note: Add to flyleaf.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “A Warning Against Lechery.” Philological Quarterly 35 (1956): 90-5: 92.