The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
DIMEV 1826
IMEV 1136
NIMEV 1136
He is be-gabbed loathly / That lets of other men hethely
Gospel for Eleventh Sunday after Trinity, in Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the text in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 2562.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 154-155
First Lines:
HE es begabbit laithelie
þat lates of oþer men hetheli…
Last Lines:
…Als did ane ermete in alde sithe
þat i will tell and ȝe will lithe
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 202rb-202rc
First Lines:
HE is gabbed ful loþely
Þat leteþ of oþur eþely…
Last Lines:
…As wende an hermyte an hundret siþe
Of whom a tale ȝe mowe her liþe
Attributed Title: Dixit Ihesu ad quosdam qui in se (f. 202rb)
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 254-255
First Lines:
HE es begyled ful lothli
þat of his broþer lates hethely…
Last Lines:
…Als whilome of an heremyte felle
Of whome I will a tale here telle
Attributed Title: Dominica xja post festum trinitatis secundum Lucam (p. 254)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 159v-160
First Lines:
HE is skabbid ful lotheli
Þat letiþ of anoþer skornfulli…
Last Lines:
…as wende an Ermyte an hundrid siþe
of whom a tale ȝe may here liþe
Attributed Title: Dnca vndecima post festum sancte trinitatis Euangelium secundum Lucam Dixit ihesus ad quosdam qui in se confidebant & ce' (f. 159v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, ff. 107v-108v
First Lines:
He es be gabbyd lathly
Þat lattys of oþer men hethely…
Last Lines:
…Als dyd an hermyte in olde sythe
Als I sall tell and ȝe wyll lythe
Attributed Title: Þis es þe gospell of þe ellefyne sonunday post trinitatem (f. 107v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 7rb
First Lines:
HE is gabbed ful loþeli
Þat leteþ of oþer eþeli…
Last Lines:
…As wende an heremyte an hundred syþe
Of whon a tale þe mowe here lyþe
Attributed Title: Dixit Ihesus ad quosdam qui inse confidebant (f. 7rb)
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014;
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 116-116v
First Lines:
He es be gabbid lathely
That latis of oþer mon hethely…
Last Lines:
…Als dide ane hermete in alde sithe
That I will tell and ȝe will lithe
8.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 46rb
9.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 118-119
First Lines:
He es be gylde laythly
þat lattys of other leythly…
Last Lines:
…Als wende ane hermet ayndyr sythe
Of wham a take here may ȝe lythe
Attributed Title: Dominica vndecima Secundum Lucam (f. 118)
10.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 131v-132
First Lines:
He is gabbit lolyly
Þat lattys of oþir helyly…
Last Lines:
…As wend and hermyte andersyth
Off whom a tale ȝe may here lyth
Attributed Title: Dominica undecima post festum trinitatis (f. 115v)