The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Pride pride woe thou be mater visiorum
Against Pride and Flaunting Manners — twenty macaronic lines in
Subjects: sins, deadly; satires; Satan
1.Source: Dublin, National Library of Ireland D 1435 [olim Kilkenny Castle]
, piece of vellum
Pryd pryd wo thow be mater uisyorum
Lucifer alas for the
…He putth hyt hand in hys powrs cum nichyll intus
He ffownd none þer saw godeys cowrs hoc non sibi
Seymour, St. John Delincourt.
“Three Medieval Poems from Kilkenny.”
Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy
41(c) (1932-33): 205-9: 207.
2.Source: London (Kew), Public Record Office C 47/34/1/12
, f. 2v
Pryde pryde wo thow be mater uisyorum
Lucifer has lost [ ]ia
Lucifer was f[ ]i polorum
Bot for pride he fal
[ ]vala saculorum…
Note: Portions illegible due to water damage and wear.