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Ever more exalted be Thou Lord on high
Envoy at end of printed editions of Walton’s Boethius — four 8-line stanzas
Note: Ringler Jr. (1988) TP 373.5; see 2677.
Author(s): John Walton; Boethius
Title(s): De consolatione philosophiae; Boethius
Subjects: envoys
Versification: — eight-line



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 3200. Boethius, De Consolatione Philosophie, trans J. Walton, Tavestock, Thomas Rychard, 1525 , sigs. R6v-R7
First Lines:
EUer more exalted be thou lord on hy
Lawly wyche of thy benygnyte
In flesshe and blodde aperyng wyllyngly
So pyteoously were peyned on the tre…
Last Lines:
…Wyth al my hert as euer I haue besoght
No thyng coueyt I of youre excellence
Eternally but that I may be brought
My souereyn lady in to your presence
Attributed Title: Nomen transferri procurantis (sig. R6v; Cognomen Translatoris (sig. R7)
Editions:
Science, Mark, ed. Boethius: De Consolatione Philosophiae, translated by John Walton. EETS o.s. 170 (1927); repr. 1971: xliii-iv.