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Earth maked hall / and earth maked bower
A variant of ‘Erthe upon Erthe’, A-version — four quatrains in John Grimestone’s sermon notes.
Note: For the normal text see 6292
Author(s): John Grimestone
Title(s): ‘Erthe upon erthe’
Subjects: mortality
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 87v
First Lines:
Herde maket halle
& herde maket bour…
Last Lines:
…Þan sal herde bewepen
Þat he eer below
Attributed Title: De Morte (f. 86)
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: 27.