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Now is time to slay and time to heal
A tag in the Fasciculus morum — one couplet translating Eccles. 3.3
Subjects: sermons, verse in; scripture texts, Engl. trans. of
Versification: — two-line — aa
Bibliographic Ghosts: Oxford, Lincoln College Lat. 52; Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.19.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 187 (SC 2090), f. 215ra
Transcription:
Now ys tyme to sle and tyme to hele
Now ys tyme to geddyr and tyme to dele
Note: Written as prose.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 332 (SC 2243), f. 188va
Transcription:
Now is tyme to sle & tyme to hele
tyme to gedder & tyme to dele
Note: Written as prose.
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 213 (SC 1045), f. 205
Transcription:
Now ys tyme to sle & tyme to hele
Tyme to god geder & tyme to dele
Note: Written as prose.
4.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 568 (SC 1117), f. 116ra
Transcription:
Now is tyme to fle & time to hele
time to gadir & time to dele
Note: Written as prose.
5.Source: Oxford, Corpus Christi College 218, f. 237
Transcription:
Now ys tyme to sle & tyme to hele
Tyme to geder & tyme to dele
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 200.
6.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 71/38, f. 97v
Transcription:
Now is tyme to sle & tyme to hele
tyme to gedyr & tyme to dele
7.Source: Cardiff, Cardiff Public Library MS. 3.174, f. 242v
8.Source: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Library 82, f. 248v
Transcription:
Now is tyme to fle & tyme to hele
tyme to gedyr & tyme to delle
9.Source: Rome, Vatican Ottoboni 626, f. 111