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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Rome, Vatican Ottoboni 626
Number 5157-11
1.   f.    That mantle the king to Wilfred lent
A two-line tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin summary of an exemplum
Number 5464-9
2.   f. 2   The sin of pride nis not in shroud
The sin of pride, a proverbial tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6629-11
3.   f. 2v   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 4798-19
4.   f. 3   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 4409-11
5.   f. 4   Pride that is overgart
‘Pride goes before destruction’ (6 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 3710-14
6.   f. 4v   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 3428-11
7.   f. 6   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 973-12
8.   f. 8v   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 6164-15
9.   f. 9v   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 3268-12
10.   f. 21   Love God that loved thee
Love God who died for thee, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — six lines, tail-rhyme (aabccb)
Number 3758-12
11.   f. 23   Now I have that I will
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 3267-23
12.   f. 23v   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6068-12
13.   f. 23v   True love among men that most is of let
On the True-love (vv. 4), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, four lines
Number 810-17
14.   f. 24v   Behold mine wounds how sore I am dight
Christ as Man’s Champion, a tag in the Fasciculus morum (except Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 392) — four lines, in three different versions, the first couplet freely translating a distich from Ovid’s Amores
Number 928-12
15.   f. 25v   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 4113-10
16.   f. 26v   O ye men that by me wend
‘O vos omnes qui transitis’, etc. (vv. 4), translating Lam. 1.12 — a tag in the Fasciculus morum; Wenzel (1978), prints ‘A ȝe men…’
Number 1981-13
17.   f. 38v   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 4331-10
18.   f. 41   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 5911-10
19.   f. 41v   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 264-15
20.   f. 41v   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag usually in the Fasciculus morum, Version A
Number 5367-16
21.   f. 43   The lady dame Fortune is both friend and foe
Lady Dame Fortune, 4 lines, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, also found separately
Number 2998-13
22.   f. 43   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 4917-11
23.   f. 44v   Sithen law for will beginneth to slacken
On the Degeneracy of the Times (5 lines, aabbb), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5140-12
24.   f. 50   That I gave that is mine
A tag in the Fasciculus Morum — one quatrain
Number 3167-17
25.   f. 56   Long sleepers and overleapers
On clerics lazy in their liturgy, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, normally seven lines, aabcbcb
Number 6592-12
26.   f. 64v   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 1839-12
27.   f. 65   He may be thy boot
A tag in the Fasciculus morum, the introductory line to an aphorism
Number 265-19
28.   f. 68v   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, Version B
Number 1642-18
29.   f. 72   Good bidder good warner
A proverbial phrase in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 1312-13
30.   f. 72v   Fire water wind and land
The use and benefits of prayer: inscriptions accompanying an image of Prayer — four couplets in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6647-11
31.   f. 75v   Whoso will not when he may
A proverbial tag in the Fasciculus Morum
Number 3267-24
32.   f. 87   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5151-14
33.   f. 95   That law hath no right
The subversions effected by carnal love (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5148-12
34.   f. 98   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 6618-9
35.   f. 101   Whoso liveth in fleshly will
A warning against Lechery (8 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6443-10
36.   f. 102v   When the head quaketh
Signs of death, the Fasciculus Morum version — 14 lines in couplets
Number 5551-10
37.   f. 105v   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 2509-12
38.   f. 107   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 3770-9
39.   f. 111   Now is time to slay and time to heal
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating Eccles. 3.3
Number 5521-8
40.   f. 112   The way of sleight and of soothness
On the ways to virtue, in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 661-11
41.   f. 112v   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 1013-10
42.   f. 113   Christ that died on the rood
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet freely translating 1 Cor. 5.7.