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IMEV 825.8
NIMEV 825.8
For I am poor withouten friends
A dead person speaks — two couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notes
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: death
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 87v
Transcription:
ffor I ham pore withouten frendes
In gret pine among þe fendis
Wirmis mete day & mith
To hard rekning I am dith
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.