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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 187 (SC 2090)
Number 3267-1
1.   f. 196b   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6164-1
2.   f. 132va   We been executors of this deed
On false executors, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — 6 lines translating French verse inscriptions cited in a story about a rich cleric.
Number 5103-1
3.   f. 143rb   Take no God but One in heaven
The Ten Commandments, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — 10 lines in couplets
Number 3758-2
4.   f. 144   Now I have that I will
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 1981-1
5.   f. 157v   Here is comen that no man wot
A dialogue in a Latin nemo joke with a Latin line between the two English lines — a couplet tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 4331-1
6.   f. 159vb   Our wisdom this world has bereft
A tag in the Fasciculus morum regarding how war and famine overthrew Rome — four lines translating a Latin interpretation of an inscription
Number 264-1
7.   f. 160ra   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag usually in the Fasciculus morum, Version A
Number 5911-1
8.   f. 160rb   Through ferly death together aren folde
On sudden death, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — two couplets translating ‘the punning speeches of the Parisian literati’ (Wenzel (1978), 171)
Number 5367-1
9.   f. 161va   The lady dame Fortune is both friend and foe
Lady Dame Fortune, 4 lines, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, also found separately
Number 5157-2
10.   f. 161va   That mantle the king to Wilfred lent
A two-line tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin summary of an exemplum
Number 2998-2
11.   f. 161va-161vb   King I sit and look about
The Vicissitudes of Life, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — four couplets, translating Latin lines, each spoken by a king on the Wheel of Fortune
Number 345-1
12.   f. 162ra   All mankind turneth in wheel and that on wonder guise
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one long couplet translating two Latin hexameters
Number 4917-1
13.   f. 163ra   Sithen law for will beginneth to slacken
On the Degeneracy of the Times (5 lines, aabbb), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5450-1
14.   f. 166v   The rich nor riches God ne hates / But them that for riches God forsakes
On God’s attitude toward the rich, from the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 5786-2
15.   f. 166vb   This world foul is and cleanseth lite
On shunning greed — a tag in the Fasciculus morum, translating a Latin distich
Number 5140-1
16.   f. 167va   That I gave that is mine
A tag in the Fasciculus Morum — one quatrain
Number 4516-2
17.   f. 170va   Round in shaping
On the Host (6 lines, aaaabb), a tag in the Fasciculus Morum translating a Latin divisio of six physical qualities of the Host
Number 3167-1
18.   f. 172ra   Long sleepers and overleapers
On clerics lazy in their liturgy, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, normally seven lines, aabcbcb
Number 6592-1
19.   f. 178rb   Whole and healing sooth and sorrowing
The qualities of a good confession, a tag in the Fasciculus Morum — one couplet directly translating ‘integra et festina / vera et amara
Number 1839-1
20.   f. 178vb   He may be thy boot
A tag in the Fasciculus morum, the introductory line to an aphorism
Number 265-1
21.   f. 181ra   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, Version B
Number 1642-4
22.   f. 184ra   Good bidder good warner
A proverbial phrase in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 1312-1
23.   f. 184vb   Fire water wind and land
The use and benefits of prayer: inscriptions accompanying an image of Prayer — four couplets in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6647-1
24.   f. 186bv   Whoso will not when he may
A proverbial tag in the Fasciculus Morum
Number 3381-2
25.   ff. 186vb   Man that life upholdest / think when thou art oldest
Do good while you may (6 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus Morum; listed by Wenzel (1978) as ‘When þou þy lyfe vp-holdyste…’
Number 5142-1
26.   f. 187vb   That I spent that I had
On impediments to almsgiving: inscriptions in four rings found in a sarcophagus (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus Morum, with each English translation directly following its Latin equivalent
Number 5151-1
27.   f. 202va   That law hath no right
The subversions effected by carnal love (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5148-3
28.   f. 204vb   That is merry to be a wife
A tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin hexameter from Seneca, Controversia 6.8, ‘Felices nupte moriar quia nubere dulce
Number 6618-1
29.   f. 206vb   Whoso liveth in fleshly will
A warning against Lechery (8 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6443-1
30.   f. 208rb   When the head quaketh
Signs of death, the Fasciculus Morum version — 14 lines in couplets
Number 5551-3
31.   f. 210rb   Then shall stint that now is kid
Two couplets in the Fasciculus morum translating the Latin divisio of a sermon for the second Sunday of Advent
Number 2509-3
32.   f. 211va   In heart clean and buxom
Three lines in the Fasciculus morum translating the divisio of a Latin sermon for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist
Number 3770-1
33.   f. 215ra   Now is time to slay and time to heal
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating Eccles. 3.3
Number 661-1
34.   f. 216ra   As much as was worship
A tag in the Fasciculus morum (Foster (1940), sermons no.5) — one couplet translating a sermon theme, 1 Macc. 1.42
Number 1013-1
35.   f. 216va   Christ that died on the rood
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet freely translating 1 Cor. 5.7.