The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 630
The trials of old men in love — one 8-line stanza
Subjects: marriage, trials of
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Tanner 407 (SC 10234)
, f. 38v
I am olde whan age doth apele
Hauyng a yong thyng þat lytell
settyth me by…
…Younght is a traytour her experiens at eye
oftyn tymes and
many þe blynde etyth many aflye
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries.
2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 164.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds.
Middle English Lyrics.
New York: Norton, 1974: 69.