The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Signs of Death — eighteen lines in couplets
Subjects: death, signs of
2.Source: Oxford, Jesus College 29
, Part II, f. 189
Wenne þin heou blokeþ
and þi strengþe
…þeonne biþ hit sone of þe
al so þu neuer
Note: 12 lines only, set as two six-line stanzas of couplets.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild,
English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 221.
An Old English Miscellany: A Bestiary, Kentish Sermons, Proverbs of
Alfred and Religious Poems of the Thirteenth Century.
o.s. 49 (1872); repr. 1988: 101.