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Now is up now is down
On Mutability — four lines, abcb; or 6 lines, abcddc; or two long lines, in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: mutability
Versification: — four-line — abcb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 10
Transcription:
Nu is vp nou is doun
nou is frend fo
Nou is out nou is nout
nou is al ago
Editions:
Patterson, Frank A. “Review of Carlton Brown, A Register of Middle English and Didactic Religious Verse.” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 20 (1921): 270-5: 274-5.
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 2.