The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
In a seemly summers tide
‘Mesure is best of all thynge’ — three 8-line stanzas and an
Envoy of four lines
Title(s): ‘Mesure is best of all thynge’
Subjects: chansons d’aventure; moderation; envoys
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 32578
, f. 140v
In a semely someres tyde
Als I gan walke in a wilde
…And to his grace he take hym mot
With crafte to kepe hym as he
Hulme, William Henry,
The Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus.
e.s. 100 (1908); repr. 1976: xxx-xxxi.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild,
Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 186-7.