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On days when I am called to the school
Ffulgens scola discolus est menator pessimus — five cross-rhymed quatrains (abab) plus burden (cc): ‘Frangens scola disculus / est mercator pessimus
Note: Cf. 2332.
Subjects: schools/scholars
Versification: — four-line — abab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 14997, f. 44v
First Lines:
On days when I am callit to þe scole de matre et matertera
Then my hert begynnys to cole languescunt mentes vicera…
Last Lines:
…ffelo be gladde & make gud chere dolentes cum tripudiis
ffor all men schall nott thryfe to here que exibentur studiis
Editions:
Hammerle, Karl. “Verstreute me und frühne Lyrik.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 166 (1935): 195-204: 203-4.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], f. 93
First Lines:
A mornyngis when I am callide to scole
De matre vel materia
Last Lines:
…ffor all wee schall nott thryve to yere
Qui exhibemur studio
Attributed Title: Explicit bonus cantus (f. 93)
Facsimiles:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.