The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Lent is an holy time / In which folk will them shrive
Poem on Shrift, based on the last 92 lines of the Quadragesima section
in the South English Legendary — quatrains (abab or abcb) with one six-line
Subjects: seasons, of church year; penance
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1
, ff. 296v
LEnten is an holy tyme
In which folk wile hem
…to come to cristis table
at Estern tyme Amen
A Middle English Reader.
Bern: A. Francke, 1944: 48-9.