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If God send thee plenteously riches
Nolite cor apponere’ — three quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘Diuisie si affluant / Nolite cor apponere
Title(s): Nolite cor apponere
Subjects: carols, of moral counsel; advice, moral
Versification: — four-line, two-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 354, p. 3751
First Lines:
Yf god send þe plentuowsly riches
than thank hartely with all meknes…
Last Lines:
…from all thy riches þou mayst not say nat
þerfore þe best þat I can syng or say
Nolite cor apponere
Explicit
Facsimiles:
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University: Facsimile of Oxford, Balliol MS 354. (http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=balliol&manuscript=ms354).
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts….” Anglia 26 (1903): 94-285: 195.
Dyboski, R., ed. Songs, Carols and Other Miscellaneous Poems from Balliol MS. 354, Richard Hill’s Commonplace Book. EETS e.s. 101 (1908); repr. 1984: 3.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 237-8; 1977, 211.