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He that has gold and riches great

DMI number:
10885
First Line:
He that has gold and riches great
Last Line:
The cheil that dois on dry breid wirry | I give them to the devil of hell
Poem Genre / Form:
Dialect verse, Quintain / quintet aabab, and Song with refrain
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts, Fate / fortune / providence, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
William Dunbar
Confidence:
Confident (50%)
Comments:
Modernised version of 'He that hes gold and grit riches'. Bawcutt (1998) I: 86.
Related Poems
First Line:
He that hes gold and grit richess
Last Line:
I gif him to the devill of hell
Relationship:
Variant Of
Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
The ever green being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T144558]
Page No(s):
p.204-205
Poem Title:
On anes being his own Enemy.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar
Title:
The ever green, being a collection of Scots poems, wrote by the ingenious before 1600. [Vol I] [ESTC T143032]
Page No(s):
p.204-205
Poem Title:
On anes being his own Enemy.
Attribution:
Quod Dunbar.
Attributed To:
William Dunbar