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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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DIMEV 3294
NIMEV 2018.88
Lowness and humility
Verses on the qualities that will lead one to heaven, preceding a copy of Isidore’s Consilia in English prose — four monorhyming phrases
Subjects: virtues; advice, spiritual
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 744 [olim Ashburnham 133; olim Gollancz], f. 4
Transcription:
Lownes and humylyte
Clennes and chastyte
Love and charyte
Mercy and Pyte
Note: Followed by Latin, ‘Iste virtutes suprascripte ducunt tractari viam ad celorum’ before beginning of English prose.
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 248.
Dutschke, C. W. Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts in the Huntington Library. 2 vols. San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1989: 1.247.