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All we liven hapfully
Verses translating ‘Viuimus hic sorte, noli spem ponere morte’ which precedes it — one quatrain in John Grimestone’s sermon notes
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: fate; mortality; sermons, verse in
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 87v
Transcription:
Alle we liuen hapfuliche
No man ne trost wan he sal deyȝe
Þerfore ne tak nouth wrongfuliche
For peraunter to-morwe þu gost þi weye
Attributed Title: De Morte (f. 86)
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: 26.