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The sin of pride nis not in shroud
The sin of pride, a proverbial tag in the Fasciculus morum
Subjects: sermons, verse in; pride; sins, deadly
Versification: — two-line — aa
Bibliographic Ghosts: Cambridge UK, St John’s College F.22 (159)



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 111 (SC 1550), f. 51
Transcription:
þe synne of pride nys nouth in scrohud
but ys in herte þat ys to proud
Note: Written as verse with rubric rhyme markers to right.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.670 (SC 12514), f. 9
Transcription:
The synne of pryde nys noȝt in schroud
But in herte þat is to proude
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 137.
3.Source: Oxford, Lincoln College Lat. 52, f. 2va
Transcription:
Þe synne of pride is nouȝt in schroude
but it is in hert þat is to proude
let þi hert helden
& it sall be lykyn
qwath henynnyng
Attributed Author: qwath henynnyng (f. 2va)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 71/38, f. 14
Transcription:
Þe syn of pride ys noght in schorud
it ys in herth þat ys to prude
lat þi hert helde & þe schal leke
Attributed Author: quod Endyng (f. 14)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 364/619, f. 2vb
Transcription:
Þe synne of pride is nogth in schroude
but it is in herthe þat is to prowde
let þi herte heldyn
& it schal þe lykyn without endyng
Note: Erasure under ‘without endyng’; these words are squeezed in, so probably initially ‘quod hendyng’.
6.Source: Edinburgh, Edinburgh University Library 82, f. 6v
Transcription:
The synne of pryde is noȝth in shroude
but in hert þat is to prowde
Lett thy hert ȝelde an hit schal the lyke quod hendyng
Attributed Author: quod hendyng (f. 6v)
7.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 44 (A.2.13), f. 157ra
Transcription:
þi synne of pryde is noȝt in strowe
Bot is in hert þat is so to prow
lete þi herte holde
& hit þe wolde lyk quod hyndyng
Note: Written as prose.
Attributed Author: quod hyndyng (f. 157ra)
8.Source: Spalding, Lincolnshire, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society M.J.B.14 [olim Maurice Johnson No. LIV], f. 3v
Transcription:
The syn of pryde is noȝt in schoude
bot is in hert þat is to proude
yiue hert held
and it sal þe lyke and beld
Note: With additional couplet; written as prose.
9.Source: Rome, Vatican Ottoboni 626, f. 2
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 2.6.