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DIMEV 5692
IMEV 3603.5
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This good book Recluse here now maketh end
Couplet at end of a prose Regula anachoritarum
Subjects: epilogues, to prose texts
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2498, p. 449a
Transcription:
Þis good book Recluse here now makeþ ende
Vn to þe bllis of heuen god graunte vs grace to wende
Note: As conclusion to Ancrene Riwle.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. Bibliotheca Pepysiana: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Library of Samuel Pepys. Pt. III: Medieval Manuscripts. London, 1923: 3.109.
Påhlsson, Joel, ed. The Recluse: a Fourteenth Century Version of the Ancren Riwle. Lund: Ohlsson, 1911: v, 201.