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DIMEV 1675
Gula is shameles
Evils of the times — one seven-line stanza in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Note: Cf. 2957.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: evils of the time
Versification: — seven-line — aaaaabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 131
Transcription:
Gula is samel[es]
Luxuria is laweles
Ira is rithfulness
Inuidia is holiness
Accidia is feblesse
Superbia in prise
Cupiditas is holden wys
Note: Margin damaged with loss of letters.
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: 58.