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DIMEV 5550
IMEV 3516.5
NIMEV 3516.5
Then is abstinence of worthiness
A couplet translating ‘Tunc est preclara apud Deum abstinencia cum animus ieiunat a viciis’ in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Note: Attributed to Jerome in the MS.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: advice, spiritual; religious observance; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 12
Transcription:
þanne is abstinence of worþinesse
Wan man fastet fro wikednesse
Attributed Title: De Abstinencia (f. 12)
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: 3.