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DIMEV 1810.5
Have mind man of thy wretchedness and think how thow shalt end
Subjects: advice, spiritual



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, St Paul’s Cathedral Library MS 8 [formerly 9.D.xix], f. 221v
Transcription:
Haue mynd mon of þy wrecchidness
& þynk how þow schalt ende
Haue mynde of deþeis bytterness
þat percyþ boþe fo & frende
Haue mynd of wordly suetnesse
1. of Monnys stomak outrage fyllyng
2. of dying vnmesurable takyng
3. of frut vn to muche etyng
of monnys kynd filþe & wrecchydness
of ded mynd & sykyrnesse
of payn & turment þe bytternesse
Note: Written as verse. First line repeated on the verso of a parchment reinforcing strip inserted between fols. 228v-229.