The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 678
I receive no light but of thy beams bright
Leconfield proverbs — five lines on a scroll attached to a picture of
Subjects: proverbs, Leconfield; illustrations, verses accompanying
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II
, f. 200
I receyue noo lighte but of thy bearmes brighte
The leight beneuolent causith cor to relent for remembrynge
thy goodenes contenuall which remanith perpetuall
Cor cannot but of dutie he muste distill yet he saith dutie
cannot recompence a cordinge too his goode will
Warner, Sir George Frederic, and Julius P. Gilson, eds.
Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the old Royal and King’s
4 vols. London: Trustees of the British Museum, 1921: 2.310.