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In heart clean and buxom
Three lines in the Fasciculus morum translating the divisio of a Latin sermon for the Feast of St. John the Evangelist
Subjects: sermons, verse in; translations
Versification: — three-line — aaa
Bibliographic Ghosts: Oxford, Lincoln College Lat. 52; (listed with question mark in Brown and Robbins (1943))



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 213 (SC 1045), f. 195v
Transcription:
In hert clene & buxum
In speche myld & louesom
In dede fre & gladsom
Note: Written as prose.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 568 (SC 1117), f. 111va
Transcription:
in hert clene & buxum
in speche myld & louesome
& in dede fre & gladdsomme
Note: Written as prose.
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 187 (SC 2090), f. 211va
Transcription:
In hert clene and buxum
In speche mylde and louesom
In dede fre and gladsum
Note: Written as prose.
4.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 332 (SC 2243), f. 184vb
Transcription:
In hert clene & buxom
in speche mylde & lussom
In dede fre & gladsom
Note: Written as prose.
5.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 218, f. 231v
Transcription:
In herte clene and buxom
In speche mylde and louesem
In dede fre and gladsem
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 200.
6.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 71/38, f. 94v
Transcription:
In hert clene & bucsom
In spech mylde & louesom
In dede fre & gladsom
7.Source: Cardiff, Cardiff Public Library MS. 3.174, f. 240v
8.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iv.2, f. 97v
Transcription:
In herte clene &c.
Note: Incomplete; portion of first line only.
9.Source: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Library 82, f. 277v
Transcription:
In herte clene and buxum
In speche mylde and lufsome
In dede free and gladsome
10.Source: Spalding, Lincolnshire, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society M.J.B.14 [olim Maurice Johnson No. LIV], f. 171
Transcription:
In hert clene & buxum
In speche myld & leuesoum
In deyd fre & gladsum
Note: Written as prose.
11.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.19, f. 230va
Transcription:
In herte clene & boxsom
In spech milde & lossum
In dede fre and gladsum
Note: Written as prose.
12.Source: Rome, Vatican Ottoboni 626, f. 107