The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Whatso thou art goest here by me
Death’s warning — one monorhyming quatrain translating ‘Si
quis eris qui transieris sta respice plora’ which precedes it in John
Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21
, f. 87
Watso þu art gost her be me
With stand & bee hold & wel
be þenk þe
Þat suich as þu art was i wone to
& suich as i am nou saltu sone be
Attributed Title: De Morte (f. 86)
Owst, Gerald Robert.
Preaching in Medieval England.
Cambridge: UP, 1926; rev. ed. New York, 1961: 344.