The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Let reason rule thee that this book shall read
A book plate — two couplets
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2498
, p. 44
Let reason Rule the þat this booke shall reede
Withe good matter
shalt thow finde in deede
Thowghe some be ill doo not the rest
Consider of the tyme else thow art not wize
Note: Added by a later hand to originally blank page, sixteenth-century
The Recluse: a Fourteenth Century Version of the Ancren Riwle.
Lund: Ohlsson, 1911: x.