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The world with is fared [Þe werd with is faired]
Quatuor tortores hominis in mundo’, a tag from the Castell of Love (5131) — eight lines (abababab) in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Title(s): Quatuor tortores hominis in mundo
Subjects: devil; death, approach of
Versification: — eight-line — abababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 90v
First Lines:
Þe werd with is faired
Þat benemet man is sith…
Last Lines:
…Þe deuel with is leþered
Þat hem alle togidre knith
Attributed Title: De Mundo Fugiendo (f. 90v)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 28.