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NIMEV TM 369
Dread God and flee from sin
Proverbs copied from inscriptions on the ceiling of the library at Leconfield — twenty-three quatrains
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992) TM 369; see also 1204.
Subjects: proverbs; advice, moral
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II, ff. 204v-205v
First Lines:
DRede god and fle from syn.
Of hym all goodnes dothe begyn.…
Last Lines:
…That at the last thowshalt dye.
Love well & fere not hardely.
Attributed Title: The prouerbes in the roufe of my lordis library at lekyngefeld (f. 204v)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Royal 18 D II. 2015; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Royal_MS_18_D_II.
Editions:
Grose, Francis. The Antiquarian Repertory. 4 vols. London, 1775; 2nd ed., 1779-84; new ed. London: Jeffery, 1807-09: 4.398.
Flügel, Ewald. “Kleinere Mitteilungen aus handschriften: Die proverbs von Lekenfield und Wreksil (Yorks.)” Anglia 14 (1892): 471-97: 485-7.