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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 71/38
Number 5464-4
1.   f. 14   The sin of pride nis not in shroud
The sin of pride, a proverbial tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6629-6
2.   f. 14v   Whoso speaketh of thing that is unrest
A single stanza ascribed to ‘Hendyng’ but not occurring in the Proverbs of Hendyng (see 2800 and 3383), a six-line tag in the Fasciculus Morum.
Number 4798-8
3.   f. 14v   See and hear and hold still
A tag in the Fasciculus Morum, and as comment of Third Cock in a story in the Gesta Romanorum; see Whiting (1968), H.264
Number 4409-5
4.   f. 15v   Pride that is overgart
‘Pride goes before destruction’ (6 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 3710-6
5.   f. 16   Not mans steven but good will
Four lines translating ‘Non vox set votum. Non musica cordula set cor’, etc., a tag in the Fasciculus Morum, which precedes it
Number 3428-5
6.   f. 17v   Mary Mother of grace we cryen to Thee
A prayer to the Virgin Mary and All Saints (10 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 973-5
7.   f. 19v   Chastize your children while they been young
A stanza ascribed to Hendyng, but not found in this form in the Proverbs of Hendyng (see 2800 and 3383), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, and in sermons — four lines in couplets
Number 5280-5
8.   f. 20   The fleshes lust may thou not alive better quench
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating ‘Non aliter poterit melius caro viva domari/ Mortua qualis erit quam semper premeditari’ which precedes it
Number 6164-8
9.   f. 20v   We been executors of this deed
On false executors, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — 6 lines translating French verse inscriptions cited in a story about a rich cleric.
Number 1812-5
10.   f. 20v   Have mind on thine ending
A tag in the Fasciculus morum translating ‘Memorare nouissima et in eternum non peccabis’ (Ecclesiastes 7.40)
Number 3268-5
11.   f. 30   Love God that loved thee
Love God who died for thee, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — six lines, tail-rhyme (aabccb)
Number 5103-6
12.   f. 30v   Take no God but One in heaven
The Ten Commandments, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — 10 lines in couplets
Number 3758-5
13.   f. 31v   Now I have that I will
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 3267-9
14.   f. 32   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6068-5
15.   f. 32   True love among men that most is of let
On the True-love (vv. 4), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, four lines
Number 810-9
16.   f. 33   Behold mine wounds how sore I am dight
Christ as Man’s Champion, a tag in the Fasciculus morum (except Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 392) — four lines, in three different versions, the first couplet freely translating a distich from Ovid’s Amores
Number 928-5
17.   f. 33v   By deeds of Dyane I swear to thee
A wedding oath, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating ‘Iuro tibi sane per mistica sacra Dyane / Me tibi nupturam sponsam comitemque futuram’, which precedes it
Number 4113-4
18.   f. 34v   O ye men that by me wend
‘O vos omnes qui transitis’, etc. (vv. 4), translating Lam. 1.12 — a tag in the Fasciculus morum; Wenzel (1978), prints ‘A ȝe men…’
Number 1981-3
19.   f. 45   Here is comen that no man wot
A dialogue in a Latin nemo joke with a Latin line between the two English lines — a couplet tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 4331-5
20.   f. 47   Our wisdom this world has bereft
A tag in the Fasciculus morum regarding how war and famine overthrew Rome — four lines translating a Latin interpretation of an inscription
Number 5911-5
21.   f. 47v   Through ferly death together aren folde
On sudden death, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — two couplets translating ‘the punning speeches of the Parisian literati’ (Wenzel (1978), 171)
Number 264-8
22.   f. 47v   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag usually in the Fasciculus morum, Version A
Number 5367-7
23.   f. 49   The lady dame Fortune is both friend and foe
Lady Dame Fortune, 4 lines, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, also found separately
Number 5157-5
24.   f. 49   That mantle the king to Wilfred lent
A two-line tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin summary of an exemplum
Number 2998-5
25.   f. 49   King I sit and look about
The Vicissitudes of Life, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — four couplets, translating Latin lines, each spoken by a king on the Wheel of Fortune
Number 4917-5
26.   f. 50   Sithen law for will beginneth to slacken
On the Degeneracy of the Times (5 lines, aabbb), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5140-5
27.   f. 54   That I gave that is mine
A tag in the Fasciculus Morum — one quatrain
Number 4516-5
28.   f. 57   Round in shaping
On the Host (6 lines, aaaabb), a tag in the Fasciculus Morum translating a Latin divisio of six physical qualities of the Host
Number 3167-6
29.   f. 58v   Long sleepers and overleapers
On clerics lazy in their liturgy, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, normally seven lines, aabcbcb
Number 6592-6
30.   f. 64   Whole and healing sooth and sorrowing
The qualities of a good confession, a tag in the Fasciculus Morum — one couplet directly translating ‘integra et festina / vera et amara
Number 1839-6
31.   f. 64v   He may be thy boot
A tag in the Fasciculus morum, the introductory line to an aphorism
Number 265-7
32.   f. 67   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, Version B
Number 1642-9
33.   f. 69   Good bidder good warner
A proverbial phrase in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 1312-6
34.   f. 69v   Fire water wind and land
The use and benefits of prayer: inscriptions accompanying an image of Prayer — four couplets in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6647-6
35.   f. 71v   Whoso will not when he may
A proverbial tag in the Fasciculus Morum
Number 3267-10
36.   f. 79v   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5151-7
37.   f. 86   That law hath no right
The subversions effected by carnal love (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5148-6
38.   f. 88   That is merry to be a wife
A tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin hexameter from Seneca, Controversia 6.8, ‘Felices nupte moriar quia nubere dulce
Number 6618-5
39.   f. 90v   Whoso liveth in fleshly will
A warning against Lechery (8 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6443-5
40.   f. 91v   When the head quaketh
Signs of death, the Fasciculus Morum version — 14 lines in couplets
Number 5551-6
41.   f. 93   Then shall stint that now is kid
Two couplets in the Fasciculus morum translating the Latin divisio of a sermon for the second Sunday of Advent
Number 2509-6
42.   f. 94v   In heart clean and buxom
Three lines in the Fasciculus morum translating the divisio of a Latin sermon for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist
Number 3770-6
43.   f. 97v   Now is time to slay and time to heal
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating Eccles. 3.3
Number 5521-5
44.   f. 98   The way of sleight and of soothness
On the ways to virtue, in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 661-6
45.   f. 98v   As much as was worship
A tag in the Fasciculus morum (Foster (1940), sermons no.5) — one couplet translating a sermon theme, 1 Macc. 1.42
Number 1013-6
46.   f. 99   Christ that died on the rood
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet freely translating 1 Cor. 5.7.