The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Learn bodily to live
Do Evil and Be Feared, satirical injunctions on the evil life — nine
Subjects: satire; evil living
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 102 (SC 1703)
, ff. 104-104v
LErne bodyly to lyue
þy seruaunt non hyre þou
…Kepe hem pore and to þe bende
þen wole þey
drede þe bodylye
Note: Written as prose.
Attributed Title: To lyf bodyly is perylous (f. 104)
Twenty-Six Political and Other Poems…from Bodleian MSS Digby 102
and Douce 322.
o.s. 124 (1904; repr. 1973): 25-7.