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The fool nice cackler
Seven Hindrances to Love, in sermon, ‘Panem de celo prestitisti eis’ by Franciscan Lawrence Bretoun — six short monorhyming lines in a Latin sermon
Note: Cf. 184.
Author(s): Lawrence Breton
Subjects: love, nature of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — six-line — aaaaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 132ra
First Lines:
Swynes halle
fendes falle…
Last Lines:
…Lif reuere
Loue lettere
Note: 7 short lines, monorhyming.
Editions:
Pfander, Homer Garrison. “The Popular Sermon of the Medieval Friar in England.” Diss. New York University, 1937: 50.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 68
Transcription:
Þe fole nice gogeler
Þe fole nice gagaler vel kakeler
Þe fole nice knokker
Þe wys a uice loker
Þe wys a uise tonge keper
Þe wys a uise hond holder
Note: Alternates with Latin prose lines; and individual lines repeated ff. 70-71 interspersed with Latin prose commentary.
Editions:
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 5.