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DIMEV 949
By us it is seen in this figure round
Verses on the crede, accompanying illustrations of the art or craft to live well — nine quatrains
Subjects: crede; death; illustrations, verse accompanying
Versification: — four-line — abab



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 792. The crafte to lyue well and to dye well, de Worde, 1505 (xylographic) , ff. 20rb-26ra
First Lines:
By vs it is sene in this fygure rounde
On god without begynnynge or ende
whome to loue & serue of alyaunce we ben bounde
Renouncynge all vayne glorye and seruyse of the fende…
Last Lines:
…Assuerus a kynge puyssaunte hath bene
The humble hester had glory temporell
To the good crystyens that truely lyue and mene
God them shal gyue sure lyf eternel
Note: Accompanying illustrations, passim.; CUL Syn.5.50.1.
Attributed Title: The arte or crafte to lyue well (RT)