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DIMEV 2410
NIMEV 1435.55
If thou wilt been rich or cleped holy
On flattery — one couplet in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook translating ‘Si vis ditari vel ut propheta vocari…’, which follows it
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: flattery; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 13
Transcription:
ȝef þu wilt ben riche or cleped holi
Ler to flateren for þei ben laten wel bi
Attributed Title: De Adulacione (f. 13)
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: 3.