The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 750 (SC 6621)
Linguistic note: McIntosh, Samuels, and Benskin (1986) and Benskin, Laing, Karaiskos, and Williamson (2013) LP 5480; Grid 432 133 (Hants: Hand A, ff. 11v-22v); LP 8491; Grid 591 274 (Suffolk: Hand B, ff. 42-48
Number 5351-1
1.      The Joy of our heart is done & passed away
Another translation of the Latin text of Lamentations 5:15, at the beginning of cap. XV in Dives and Pauper — one quatrain
Number 6752-1
2.      With this beetle been they beaten
Warning of the punishment for voluntarily choosing poverty or mendicancy, at the end of cap. IV in Dives and Pauper — two couplets
Number 3433-3
3.   ff. 100-100   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 1506-1
4.   f. 100rb-100rc   Gift is made doomsman / guile is made chapman
The Abuses of the Age — sixteen short lines, translating Munus fit iudex, etc.
Number 2940-1
5.   f. 100rc   Jesu thy sweetness who so might it see
A Song of Love to Jesus — fourteen 8-line stanzas (abababab)
Number 383-2
6.   ff. 148-159   All that willen of wisdom lere / Listen to me and ye shall hear
The ‘Legend of Ipotis’ — in couplets
Number 4862-1
7.   f. 168   Sir emperor dread ye no thing
A fragment from a Caesar Augustus play — 12 lines in 8-line tail-rhyme stanzas
Number 3176-1
8.   f. 182v   Look man above thee is joy that ever shall last
Heaven and Hell: ‘Lok man beneyth the ys paine with owtyn rest’ — one couplet