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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
London, British Library Harley 665
Number 1229-1
1.   f. 90   Every man should teach this lore
The Ten Commandments — twelve quatrains
Number 835-4
2.   f. 281   Better is to suffer and fortune abide
The Golden Mean — a couplet
Number 2000-1
3.   f. 295   Here lieth under this marble stone
Epitaph for ‘Rich Alan’ — two couplets
Number 776-2
4.   f. 295v   Be the father what may be / Well is the child that may thee
A proverbial saying translating the Latin, ‘Qualicunque pater vigeat puer est bene prosper’ — one couplet
Number 4429-2
5.   f. 296   Queen of heaven make Thou mirth
Regina celi letare’ — two quatrains
Number 1007-1
6.   f. 299v   Christ that art both light and day
‘Criste qui lux es et dies’ — seven quatrains
Number 4377-1
7.   f. 300   Plain word entereth the heart
A single couplet translating ‘Planus sermo vsque ad cor penetrat, politus autem pascit aures
Number 5976-1
8.   f. 300v   To give peace to men of good will
On the Nativity — three macaronic lines
Number 5031-1
9.   f. 302   Staunch blood staunch blood
A charm to stop bleeding — four short lines
Number 4795-1
10.   f. 302   Say well or be still
Three lines advocating caution (including ‘had y wyst’)