A 16th Century Poem

On turnyng

Wilt thou vfe turners craft ftill? ye by my trouth.
Much trift and moft furetie in turners craft growth.
Halfe turn or whole turn, where turners be turning,
Turnyng keeps turners from hangyng and burning.

John Heywood, Proverbs and Epigrams, 1562

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