The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 598
Himself by giving receiveth a benefit
Give to those worthy — one couplet
Note: Added sideways to left margin, bottom to top, preceded by Latin
‘Beneficium dando accepit qui digno dedit’.
Subjects: advice, moral; translations
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9
, f. 58v
Himself y geving receyveth a benefict
who gevethe to a person worthie
to have yt
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds.
Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse
s.s. 19 (2002).
Furnivall, Frederick James,
ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems.
vol. 1. EETS
e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925)
73; rev. J.
Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 188.