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DIMEV 40
NIMEV 34.11
A filth that God almighty hateth
On sin — two couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: sin
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 104
Transcription:
A filthe þat god almithten hateȝ
A foul sting þat is angeles wlateȝ
A wikke ded þat þe deuel liketȝ
A sori euel þat þis werd beswyketȝ
Attributed Title: De peccato (f.101v)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 31.