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Clearness of understanding
The soul of the Christian likened to gold — seven monorhyming lines in John Grimestone’s sermon notes following ‘Sic in anima debet esse
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: soul
Versification: — seven-line — aaaaaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 23v
First Lines:
Clernesse of vnderstondingge
Richesse of grace þat is folwingge…
Last Lines:
…Worþinesse of good doyngge
Heuinesse of stedefast liuingge
Attributed Title: De Auro (f. 23v)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 6-7.