The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
In this treatise the which I think to write
‘The Babees Book’ — thirty-one stanzas rhyme
Title(s): ‘The Babees Book’
Subjects: manners, treatises on; children, instructions for behaviour of; courtesy books
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 5086
, ff. 86-90
In this tretys the which I thenke to wryte
Out of Latyn in to my
…That thurh your nurture and youre governaunce
blysse þes nowe your self auaunce
Furnivall, Frederick James,
The Babees Book, etc.
o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and
Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: orig. ed.1-9; rev. ed 250-8.