Abide, I Hope It Be The Best
Words and Music: English Traditional
Source: J. A. Fuller Maitland, English Carols of the Fifteenth Century. London: The Leadenhall Press, E.C., ca. 1891 #9.
Abide, I hope it be the best
1. Abide, I hope it be the best,
Since hasty man wanteth never woe.
2. Let every man that will have rest
Ever be advised what he shall do.
3. Prove ere thou take, think ere thou feast,
In weal beware lest thou have woe.
Carol in Original Form From a 15th Century Manuscript
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