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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Oslo and London, Schøyen Collection 194 [olim Penrose 12]
Number 6726-9
1.      With four horse all snow white
A couplet from Ovid, Ars amatoria i.114, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 25).
Number 3801-7
2.      Now the book taketh on hand
‘Of the londe of Wales’, a verse description of Wales in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, Chap. 38) — 460 lines in doggerel couplets
Number 2748-8
3.      It is unknow / What man built this city now
A verse insert on Chester Castle in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Bk I, Cap. 48) — thirteen doggerel couplets
Number 5041-7
4.      Strange men that needeth
Peaceful England — 26 lines in couplets, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, chap. 41)
Number 4513-8
5.      Rome no thing is peer to thee
In praise of Rome — one quatrain in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 24) — in quatrains
Number 4342-7
6.      Pallas Evander and his son lieth here
Epitaph of the giant Pallas — three monorhyming lines in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, chap. 24)
Number 2392-7
7.      If the stone is one
Riddling couplets inscribed on a pillar, in John Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book I, Cap. 24)
Number 1231-8
8.      Every night there a cock
Verses on a table of brass, in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book 1, ch. 24) — five cross-rhymed quatrains
Number 660-8
9.      As much as gnaws
A translation of lines in Virgil in Trevisa’s translation of Higden’s Polychronicon (Book II, Cap. 44) — two couplets