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IMEV 4274
NIMEV TM 2036
Young and lusty though ye be
On the faithlessness of women — two stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: women, faithlessness of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 1825, f. 1v2
First Lines:
yong and lusty thowgh ye be
And sum tyme stode in grace…
Last Lines:
…So ys yowre lady thatt was sum tyme
As trew and stabyll as was the wynde
Note: Added to MS flyleaf by a fifteenth-century hand. Title or motto beneath and to right: ‘Envye wyll he’; follows 4250 on same leaf but written by a different hand; precedes 2427 which is by same hand as 4250.