The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
My dear son understand this book
‘Ratis Raving’ — 1814 lines in couplets
Title(s): ‘Ratis Raving’
Subjects: instruction, father to son
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.1.5
, Part VI, ff. 12-36
[m]y dere sone wnderstande this buk
þow study & reid It oft
…And gyf hyme grace sa here to do
The blys of hevyne that he
Lumby, Joseph Rawson,
Ratis Raving, and other Moral and Religious Pieces in prose and
o.s. 43 (1870); repr. 1973: 26-76.
Ratis raving, and other early Scots poems on morals.
Scottish Text Society 3rd ser.
11. Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1939: 1-51.