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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Cambridge UK, St John’s College F.22 (159)
Number 6657-3
1.      Whoso woneth him not to good first all in his youth
A tag in the Fascicu1us morum, translating two Latin hexameters, Qui non assuescit virtuti dum iuenescit, A viciis nescit discedere quanto sensecit, which precede it
Number 3268-7
2.   f. 22v   Love God that loved thee
Love God who died for thee, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — six lines, tail-rhyme (aabccb)
Number 1877-7
3.   f. 34v   He that it rueth he rueth full sore
Repent and amend thy life (4 lines, aabb), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5265-7
4.   f. 35v   The fiend our foe ne may us dere
Verses urging us to resist the devil and he will flee from you (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, translating Hostis non ledit…, the verse equivalent of the preceding prose illustration — two couplets
Number 4798-10
5.   f. 36v   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 3710-8
6.   f. 38v   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 3428-7
7.   f. 40v   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 973-6
8.   f. 44   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 5280-6
9.   f. 44v   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 3354-7
10.   f. 44v   Man I-born of woman ne liveth but a stound
A paraphrase of Job XIV. 1-2 (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6164-10
11.   f. 45   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 1812-6
12.   f. 45v   Have mind on thine ending
A tag in the Fasciculus morum translating ‘Memorare nouissima et in eternum non peccabis’ (Ecclesiastes 7.40)
Number 5103-7
13.   f. 52v   Take no God but One in heaven
The Ten Commandments, a tag in the Fasciculus morum — 10 lines in couplets
Number 3758-7
14.   f. 54   Now I have that I will
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 3267-13
15.   f. 55   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6068-7
16.   f. 55   True love among men that most is of let
On the True-love (vv. 4), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, four lines
Number 810-10
17.   f. 56   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 2199-5
18.   f. 57v   I hung on the cross for love of thee
In cruce sum pro te’ (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum, translating ‘In cruce sum pro te qui peccas desine pro me / Desine do veniam dic culpam retraho penam’ which precedes them
Number 1981-5
19.   f. 79   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 5157-6
20.   f. 88v   That mantle the king to Wilfred lent
A two-line tag in the Fasciculus morum translating a Latin summary of an exemplum
Number 5367-8
21.   f. 88v   The lady dame Fortune is both friend and foe
Lady Dame Fortune, 4 lines, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, also found separately
Number 2998-7
22.   f. 89   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 4917-6
23.   f. 92   Sithen law for will beginneth to slacken
On the Degeneracy of the Times (5 lines, aabbb), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5140-7
24.   f. 103v   That I gave that is mine
A tag in the Fasciculus Morum — one quatrain
Number 6592-7
25.   f. 129v   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 1839-7
26.   f. 130v   He may be thy boot
A tag in the Fasciculus morum, the introductory line to an aphorism
Number 265-9
27.   f. 136   Alas alas that I was born
The Sinner’s Lament, a tag in the Fasciculus morum, Version B
Number 1642-11
28.   f. 143   Good bidder good warner
A proverbial phrase in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet
Number 1312-8
29.   f. 144v   Fire water wind and land
The use and benefits of prayer: inscriptions accompanying an image of Prayer — four couplets in the Fasciculus morum
Number 6647-8
30.   f. 149v   Whoso will not when he may
A proverbial tag in the Fasciculus Morum
Number 5142-9
31.   f. 152   That I spent that I had
On impediments to almsgiving: inscriptions in four rings found in a sarcophagus (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus Morum, with each English translation directly following its Latin equivalent
Number 3267-14
32.   f. 170v   Love God over all thing
Love God, thyself, thy friend and thy foe (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum
Number 5151-9
33.   f. 185   That law hath no right
The subversions effected by carnal love (4 lines), a tag in the Fasciculus morum