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DIMEV 321
IMEV 174
NIMEV 174
All day we preach
Verses against swearers — thirteen couplets
Subjects: swearers, criticism of
Versification: — two-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 78, f. 271ra-271rb
First Lines:
Al day we preche
al day we vse to teche
Good lyf to eche…
Last Lines:
…My flesch ys rent as rotyn cloth
goddys flesch was euere myn oth
Note: Written as verse.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes, and Claude Jenkins. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Lambeth Palace. 2 vols. Cambridge, 1930-32: 1.133 (6 lines only).