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DIMEV 4446
IMEV 4256.5
NIMEV 4256.5
Readily without abiding
The manner of turning to God — three couplets with internal rhyme in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook, introduced by ‘ȝe suln turnen to God’.
Note: Formerly 4256.5.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: advice, spiritual
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 125v
Transcription:
Rediliche withouten abiding
Holiche withouten ony fenying
Gladliche withouten vnbuxumnesse
Sadliche withouten gret hastinesse
Priuiliche withouten gret criȝing
& lestendliche withouten ony stinting
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: 54.