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NIMEV 3198.55
Soon so he haveth coperoun and the hood
On growing slack after entering a religious order — one couplet
Note: Cf. these verses, in Latin, said by a devil rewarded for serving a miller: Wright (1842), 107.
Subjects: religious, backsliding by; sermons, verse in; devil; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 408/414, f. 150v
Transcription:
Son so he hauet coperun and te hod
ne wil he nomore don non god
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 69.