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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
London, British Library Addit. 15237
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) 1.100 (‘Language of extreme S Lincs or NE Rutland’).
Number 3433-25
1.   f. 8   Mary mother well thou be / Mary maiden think on me
An orison to the Virgin Mary in the Speculum Christiani (Octaua Tabula) — twenty-seven couplets
Number 5845-23
2.   ff. 11-14   Thou shalt love God with heart entire
The Ten Commandments — ten quatrains; usually occurring in the Speculum Christiani (Secunda Tabula), sometimes occurring separately
Number 6643-19
3.   ff. 17v-19   Whoso will have hell
The Seven Deadly Sins, in the Speculum Christiani (Quarta Tabula) — seven quatrains with an introductory couplet
Number 3492-24
4.   ff. 23v-24v   Might is right…Light is night
Sentences of the Four Philosophers on the degeneracy of the times in a Latin exemplum incorporated into the Speculum Christiani (Sexta Tabula) — twelve rhyming phrases in four monorhyming stanzas
Number 2245-21
5.   ff. 25-27v   I pray you all my friends dear
A rhyming exhortation (119 lines broken up by prose) in the Speculum Christiani (Septima Tabula)
Number 1235-2
6.   ff. 27v-28v   Example may we read and see / Of Jerusalem…
The ‘Exemplum’ inserted into some MSS of the Speculum Christiani (Septima Tabula) following the Rhyming Exhortation (2245) — twenty-six couplets