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IMEV 3100.5
NIMEV 3100.5
Sicker to death to all manner men
A couplet translating, ‘Mors cunctis certa nil est incertius hora’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Note: Cf. Walther (1963), no. 15123; Whiting (1968), D96.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: death; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 87v
Transcription:
Siker is det to alle maner men
To tellen of is time neuere no man kan
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.