The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Thou man that wilt knowen thyself look what thou hast thought
How to know thyself, paraphrasing the formula Nosce teipsum —
three monorhyming lines
Subjects: death; paraphrases
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21
, f. 29
Þu man þat wilt knowen þiself loke quat þu hast
þenk of þi maneres quat þei be, quuat dedes
þu hast wrouth
þus saltu knowen best þi self & him
þat þe hat bouth
Attributed Title: De Cogitacione (f. 28)
The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 87.