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DIMEV 6873
Young man for your newfangleness
Female revoiced version of Chaucer’s ‘Against women unconstant’, st. 1 — eight lines
Note: See 3312
Subjects: women, as speakers/narrators; women, good qualities of; men, treachery of
Versification: — eight-line — ababbccc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College VI.18.2 [copy of The Dictes or Sayengis of the Philosophres, Caxton, 1477 ] , f. 77
First Lines:
Yong man for yovr nowfangellnys
many is the lady þat hass povt yov owt of her gras…
Last Lines:
…lyȝght fore somer ye wot what I mene
In stad of blov ye may wer gren
Editions:
Mooney, Linne R. “Middle English Verse in London, Lincoln’s Inn, MS Hale 90.” Journal of the Early Book Society 2 (1999): 182-3.