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Sic uite peniteas if heaven thou think to win
On need for repentance and cleansing from sin to gain heaven — 8 couplets
Subjects: penitence; repentance
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Magdalen College Estate Papers 73/8, roll, dorse
First Lines:
Sic uite peniteas ȝif heuene thow thynk to wynne
Cor simul inspiceas and clense the clene fram synne…
Last Lines:
…Synne but þu for sake sic semper corde dolebis
ffor withe ffendes blake aliter sine fine manebis
Editions:
O’Donoghue, Berna, and Christopher Woolgar. “Three Early Fifteenth-Century Poems at Magdalen College, Oxford.” Notes and Queries n.s. 27 [225] (1980): 497-500.