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No more ne will I wicked be
A Resolve to Reform — three 6-line stanzas
Subjects: prayers; repentance; friars
Versification: — six-line — aaabab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 2 (SC 1603), f. 15
First Lines:
No more [ne] willi wiked be
Forsake ich wille þis world is fe…
Last Lines:
…for sothe i tel him mor þan wode
þat hantit licherie
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. “Religious Poems from MS. Digby 2.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 97 (1896): 309-12: 312.
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 2. EETS o.s. 117 (1901; repr. 1973): 756-7.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 119.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 126.
Dickins, Bruce, and Richard M. Wilson. Early Middle English Texts. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1951: 130-1.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin-Charlottenburg: E. Schütt, 1954: 277.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 294.
Bennett, Jack Arthur Walter, and G. V. Smithers, eds. Early Middle English Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1966: 134-5.
Oliver, Raymond. Poems Without Names: The English Lyric 1200-1500. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1970: 38.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 154-5.