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He that time borroweth from morrow to morn
On using time — one quatrain (abab) in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: time, use of; advice; death
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 87
Transcription:
He þat time borwith fro morwe to morwen
& ȝelth with þe mouth
He sal han ned to borwen to day or to morwen
A word of his mouth
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: 24.