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Sinful man ne dread thee not
On involuntary sinful thoughts — five couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: advice, spiritual
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, ff. 28-28v
First Lines:
Senful man ne dred þe nouth
Þou þu þenke a wikke þouth…
Last Lines:
…But he þat [haþ] al þis werld to calle
fforȝef vs oure sennes alle Amen
Attributed Title: De Cogitacione (f.28)
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: 9.