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He that made this house for contemplation
Leconfield proverbs: A dialogue on Youth — mainly in couplets
Subjects: proverbs, Leconfield; youth; debates
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 D.II, ff. 202-204
First Lines:
HE that made this hous for contemplacion
Myndyde specially exersyse of lernynge and vertu occupacion…
Last Lines:
…And his trust is that he shalbe had in remembraunce.
ffor his faithfull goode mynde towardes youthes goode gouernaunce
Attributed Title: The prouerbis in the rouf of my lorde percy closett at lekyngfelde. (f. 202, in rubric)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Royal 18 D II. 2015; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Royal_MS_18_D_II.
Editions:
Grose, Francis. The Antiquarian Repertory. 4 vols. London, 1775; 2nd ed., 1779-84; new ed. London: Jeffery, 1807-09: 4.401.
Flügel, Ewald. “Die Gedichte der Köningin Elisabeth.” Anglia 14 (1892): 346-61: 482-5.