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Ye that be becomen wicked and any work will begin
The influence of the planets — seven six-line stanzas with an introductory quatrain, all in couplets
Subjects: astrology/astronomy
Versification: — four-line, six-line — aabb, aabbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson D.939 (SC 15409), Item 3
First Lines:
YE þat be bi comen wikked and eny werke wol byghyne
War ȝow fro þe seueþe planete þat ȝe bi commence nowth þer inne…
Last Lines:
…& froite forto telie in þe gardayne
To sprynge
To þei þre Mars is a schrewe wiþ owte eny lesynge
Editions:
Hahn, A. “Kleine Mitteilungen.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 351.