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Ilke a wise wight should wake / And wait with work heaven to win
‘Mak no Tarijng til to-Morn’ — nine 8-line stanzas with this refrain
Title(s): ‘Mak no Tarijng til to-Morn’
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — eight-line, alliterative — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 411va2-411vb
First Lines:
Ilke a wys wiht scholde wake
And waite with werk heuen to wynne…
Last Lines:
…He ȝiue vs grace to wone him by
Þen schal vs tyde no teone to Morn
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 2. EETS o.s. 117 (1901; repr. 1973): 725-7.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 194-6.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], f. 133ra-133rb
First Lines:
Ilke a wys wiht scholde wake
And wayte wiþ werke heuen to wynne…
Last Lines:
…He ȝeue vs grace to wone him by
Þen schal vs tyde no teone to morn
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.