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Thou man that wilt knowen thyself look what thou hast thought
How to know thyself, paraphrasing the formula Nosce teipsum — three monorhyming lines
Note: Cf. Whiting (1968), K100, not noting this example.
Subjects: death; paraphrases
Versification: — monorhyme — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 29
Transcription:
Þu man þat wilt knowen þiself loke quat þu hast þouth
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)
Editions:
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 87.