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DIMEV 3131
IMEV 1917
NIMEV 1917
Lither look and twinkling
Signs of Lechery — five lines
Subjects: lechery; sermons, verse in
Versification: — five-line — aaaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.1.45 (43), f. 24
Transcription:
Liþer lok and tuingling
tiheng and tikeling
opin brest & singing
þeise mid outin lesingarin toknes of horelyng
Note: Immediately followed by 3679.
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Kleine Mitteilungen zur mittelenglische Lehrdichtung, VI.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 104 (1900): 293-309: 304.
James, Montague Rhodes. Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. 4 vols. Cambridge: at the UP, 1900-1904: 1.57.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. “Texts and the Man.” MHRA Bulletin 2 (1928): 97-111: 104.
2.Source: London, British Library Cotton Cleopatra C.VI, f. 22v
Note: olim f. 21v
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.14.
Peter, John Desmond. Complaint and Satire in Early English Literature. Oxford: Clarendon, 1956: 101.