The Time of Youth is to be Spent
British Library Add. MS 31922, fols. 28v-29 (attributed to Henry VIII); and John Stevens, Music & Poetry in the Early Tudor Court (London: Methuen, 1961): 392.
1The time of youth is to be spent
4Which one may use and vice deny.
6Those should we covet, win who can,
7As feats of arms and such other
8Whereby activeness one may utter.
10For thereby courage is surely out fet.
11Virtue it is then youth for to spend
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