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Esperaunce en dieu
Proverbs on Hope copied from inscriptions on the walls of the garden room at Leconfield — sixty-two lines in couplets
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992) TM 385; see also 1150.
Author(s): William Peers
Subjects: proverbs, Leconfield; hope
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II, ff. 201-202
First Lines:
Esperaunce en dyeu.
Truste in hym he is moste trewe.…
Last Lines:
…Esperaunce en dieu in hym is all.
Be thou contente and thou art aboue fortunes fall.
Attributed Title: The proverbis in the rooffe of the hyest chambre in the gardinge at lekingfelde (f. 201, in rubric)
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: 4.13.
Flügel, Ewald. “Kleinere Mitteilungen aus handschriften: Die proverbs von Lekenfield und Wreksil (Yorks.)” Anglia 14 (1892): 471-97: 480-1.