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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Arch. Selden B. 10 (SC 3356)
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) 1.145 (NME).
Number 1174-1
1.   ff. 1-198v   Edward the Third that was king of this land
Metrical Chronicle (Hardyng)
Number 856-1
2.   f. 185   Black beth thy banks thy ripes also
Verses appended to Hardyng’s Chronicle (1174), on the four infernal rivers surrounding a castle (the devil’s fortress) in a map of Scotland (equated with Hades) — three stanzas rhyme royal based on 855
Number 1904-1
3.   f. 200; f. 202   He that whilom did his diligence
Fall of Princes
Number 5985-1
4.   f. 200   To kiss the steps of them that were furthering
8 stanzas
Number 5803-1
5.   ff. 200v-201v   This wretched worlds transmutation
Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘Balade of Fortune’ — nine eight-line stanzas and a six-line Envoy
Number 1326-1
6.   ff. 201v-202   Flee from the press and dwell with sothfastness
Truth
Number 5515-1
7.   ff. 202-202v   The unsure gladness the joy transitory
four stanzas
Number 6144-1
8.   ff. 202v-203v   Virtue of virtues O noble patience
Number 5761-1
9.   ff. 204v-205   This tragedy doth naturally complain
4 stanzas
Number 2156-1
10.   ff. 205-206v   I counsel whatsoever thou be
John Lydgate, ‘Consulo quisque eris’ — fifteen 8-line stanzas
Number 6059-1
11.   ff. 207-209v   Toward the end of frosty January
John Lydgate, ‘Look in thy merour and deeme noon othir wiht’ —
twenty-seven 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain, including Envoy