The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
In time to come the wood shall want and water shall increase
Prophecy of evil times to come — one long couplet
Subjects: prophecies; prognostications; evils of the time
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library R.B. 82241 (STC 3175)
, sig. a.4v
In tyme to come the wodde shall wante and water shall Increase
vice shall steke from yonge and olde how vertue to release
Note: Added by a hand of first half of the sixteenth century.
“The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A
Checklist of Addenda.”
Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America
74 (1980): 235-58: 257.