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DIMEV 2725
NIMEV 1628.55
It is doubt in mans richesse
The problem of wealth — one couplet translating ‘Cum quis positus in prosperitate diligitur, incertum valde est vtrum possessor vel prosperitas diligatur’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Note: From Gregory, Moralium 7.24 (PL 75.781).
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: wealth
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 48v
Transcription:
It is doute in mannis richesse
Wer mo louen his godis or is worþinesse
Attributed Title: De Diuiciis (f. 48v)
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: 15.