The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Some men offered him boists of rich spicery
Generalizations about men’s activities, perhaps at a fair, in a Latin
sermon — three couplets
Subjects: feasts; sermons, verse in
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8
, f. 84v
some men offrenden hym boistes of riche spicerie
some men maden hem
bysi a boute here marchandie…
…some men harpeden & maden a do
some men daunceden and
songen þar to
Note: Formerly foliated 85v.
Erb, Peter C.
“Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib.
33 (1971): 63-84: 71-2.