The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
It is bitter to mans mend
The character of Death — one triplet in John Grimestone’s sermon
Formerly included in 849
Author(s): John Grimestone
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21
, f. 86v
It is bitter to mannis mende
It is siker to mannis kende
delere of al oure ende
Attributed Title: De Morte (f. 86)
The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 337.
A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s
Medium Ævum Monographs
n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 23.