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Bliss it were in land to haven worship and might
Worldly Honour is Brief — two couplets (long lines)
Subjects: transitoriness of life
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2316, f. 26v
Transcription:
Blisse it were in londe to hauen wrchipe and miht…
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.121.