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DIMEV 1878
NIMEV 1155.77
He that loveth his friend and foe
On Christian love — one couplet translating ‘Dileccio proximi malum non operatur’ (Rom. 13.10) in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: scripture, Engl. trans. of; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 19v
Transcription:
He þat louet his frend & fo
His loue ne werchet him no wo
Attributed Title: De Amore Proximi (f. 19v)
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: 6.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 47
Transcription:
He þat louet is frend and fo
his loue ne werchet him no wo
Note: Latin text also repeated.
Attributed Title: De Dilecione (f. 47)
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: 14.