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Think of thy coat that is bright and gay
A proverbial warning against pride — one couplet in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: warnings; pride
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 144
Transcription:
Þenk of þi cote þat is brith an gay
Hou it sal ben lined with grene & with gr[ey]
Note: Margin damaged.
Attributed Title: De Superibia (f. 143v)
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: 59.