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At sometime merry at some time sad
James Ryman, The Transitoriness of this World — eight 8-line stanzas
Author(s): James Ryman
Title(s): The Transitoriness of this World
Subjects: transitoriness, of world
Versification: — eight-line — abababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 64v-65v
First Lines:
Atte sumtyme mery at summe tyme sadde
At suntyme wele at sumtyme woo…
Last Lines:
…Whoes Ioye no tunge canne comprehende
That ay shall be is & ay wace
Attributed Author: Ryman (f. 80)
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 253-4.