The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Whoso will his worship save / Honest manners he must have
Proverbial saying about link between honesty and worship — one
Subjects: proverbs; aphorisms
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 315 (SC 2712)
, f. 268ra-b
Who so wol his worship saue
Honest maners he most haue
Formerly included under 2711
; occurs with that and with 1879
; all originally copied from Cornwall, olim
Launceston Priory, a wall inscription, no longer visible.
Robbins, Rossell Hope.
“Wall Verses at Launceston Priory.”
Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und
200 (1963): 338-43: 342, 343.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds.
The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 562.