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IMEV 2190
NIMEV 2190
Mirror of ghostly shewing
A unique 4-line tag in a copy of the Fasciculus morum; the only English in the whole Latin text, rendering in English the Latin moralization of M-O-R-S
Note: For another acrostic on M-O-R-S, see 5245.
Subjects: sermons, verse in; death; translations; acrostics
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.10.15, f. 23
Transcription:
M — Merowre of gostly schewyng
O — Orologe þat wyl wake fro slepyng
ys deth
R — Robbowre of al erthely þyng
S — Somenour to þe heye dom comyng
Note: Added to lower margin by original scribe.
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 152.