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Look that thou for no friend be
Love one another — one couplet translating ‘Noli esse pro amoico inimicus proximo tuo’ (Ecclesiasticus 6.1) which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: scripture, Engl. trans. of; translations; love
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 19
Transcription:
Loke þat þu for no frend be
ffo to him þat loue þe
Attributed Title: De Amore Proximi (f. 19v)
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: 6.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 21
Transcription:
Loke þat þu for no frend be
ffo to hiim þat louet þe
Attributed Title: De Amore Inimicorum (f. 21)
Editions:
Patterson, Frank A. “Review of Carlton Brown, A Register of Middle English and Didactic Religious Verse.” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 20 (1921): 270-5: 275 (includes 1436.1).