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DIMEV 5138
IMEV 3272.5
NIMEV 3272.5
That I ate that I had
Three gnomic lines on possessions
Note: Cf. 5140, 5139; for a variant incorporated into an epitaph cf. 632.
Subjects: possessions, worldly; precepts
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Pembroke College 32, f. 153rb
Transcription:
Þat ich et þat ich habba hadde
Þat ich gaf þat ich habbe
Þat ich ay held þat i nabbe
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Kleinere mittelenglische texte.” Anglia 42 (1918): 145-224; 43 (1919): 191: 147.
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Cambridge: at the UP, 1905: 35.
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 182.