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That ye forbear you fro all villainy
Four Good Counsels, in a Latin sermon for the second Sunday in Quadragesima Hec est voluntas dei, sanctificacio vestra (1 Th. 4:3) — five lines, monoriming except the last
Subjects: advice, spiritual; sermons, verse in
Versification: — five-line — aaaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 99
Transcription:
þat ȝe for bere ȝow fro alle vylenye
þat ȝe wonye ȝow to gode þewes & curtesye
þat ȝe folwy þe lawe off loue & charite
þat ȝe tale ȝeme to þe state off dygnite
þat god hat called ȝow to
Note: Folio formerly numbered 100; line 2 repeated on f. 100v, line 3 on f. 101; line 4 paraphrased f. 101v.
Editions:
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 11.