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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 111 (SC 1550)
Number 3742-9
1.   f. 46   Now goeth the sun under wood / Me rueth Mary thy fair rood
An English quatrain (aabb) occurring in Archb. Edmund Riche’s Speculum Ecclesie
Number 1877-2
2.   f. 50   He that it rueth he rueth full sore
Repent and amend thy life (4 lines, aabb), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5265-2
3.   ff. 50v-51   The fiend our foe ne may us dere
Verses urging us to resist the devil and he will flee from you (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, translating Hostis non ledit…, the verse equivalent of the preceding prose illustration — two couplets
Number 5464-1
4.   f. 51   The sin of pride nis not in shroud
The sin of pride, a proverbial tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6629-2
5.   f. 52   Whoso speaketh of thing that is unrest
A single stanza ascribed to ‘Hendyng’ but not occurring in the Proverbs of Hendyng (see 2800 and 3383), a six-line tag in the Fasciculus Morum.
Number 4798-2
6.   f. 52v   See and hear and hold still
A tag in the Fasciculus Morum, and as comment of Third Cock in a story in the Gesta Romanorum; see Whiting (1968), H.264
Number 3710-2
7.   f. 55v   Not mans steven but good will
Four lines translating ‘Non vox set votum. Non musica cordula set cor’, etc., a tag in the Fasciculus Morum, which precedes it
Number 3428-3
8.   ff. 59-59v   Mary Mother of grace we cryen to Thee
A prayer to the Virgin Mary and All Saints (10 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6657-2
9.   f. 64   Whoso woneth him not to good first all in his youth
A tag in the Fascicu1us morum, translating two Latin hexameters, Qui non assuescit virtuti dum iuenescit, A viciis nescit discedere quanto sensecit, which precede it
Number 973-3
10.   f. 64   Chastize your children while they been young
A stanza ascribed to Hendyng, but not found in this form in the Proverbs of Hendyng (see 2800 and 3383), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, and in sermons — four lines in couplets
Number 6811-2
11.   f. 65   Wretched man why art thou proud
A reminder of Mortality, a tag in the Fasciculus Morum — 8 lines (abababab)
Number 5280-3
12.   f. 65v   The fleshes lust may thou not alive better quench
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating ‘Non aliter poterit melius caro viva domari/ Mortua qualis erit quam semper premeditari’ which precedes it
Number 3354-3
13.   f. 65v   Man I-born of woman ne liveth but a stound
A paraphrase of Job XIV. 1-2 (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 3675-2
14.   f. 66   Nas there never carion so loath
The loathesomeness of Death, a tag in the Fasciculus morum freely rendering a quotation attributed to St. Bernard — six lines roughly rhyming aabccb
Number 6164-5
15.   f. 66v   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 1812-2
16.   f. 67   Have mind on thine ending
A tag in the Fasciculus morum translating ‘Memorare nouissima et in eternum non peccabis’ (Ecclesiastes 7.40)
Number 4921-2
17.   f. 83   Sithen this world was full of onde
Truth and Love imprisoned (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 3268-2
18.   f. 90   Love God that loved thee
Love God who died for thee, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — six lines, tail-rhyme (aabccb)
Number 3267-4
19.   f. 94v   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6068-3
20.   f. 94v   True love among men that most is of let
On the True-love (vv. 4), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, four lines
Number 928-3
21.   f. 97v   By deeds of Dyane I swear to thee
A wedding oath, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating ‘Iuro tibi sane per mistica sacra Dyane / Me tibi nupturam sponsam comitemque futuram’, which precedes it
Number 265-5
22.   f. 171   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, Version B
Number 264-3
23.   f. 171   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag usually in the Fasciculus morum, Version A
Number 1642-3
24.   f. 176v   Good bidder good warner
A proverbial phrase in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet