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