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Thou shendest me sore with thy looking
Debate between the Heart and the Eye — four couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Note: For a closely related text see 5863.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: debates, theological
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 99v
First Lines:
Þu schendest me sore with þi lokingt
Þu schendest þe more with þi þenghking…
Last Lines:
…Lat eyȝe wepin for his loking
& lat herte repenten for wikke þenking
Attributed Title: De Oculo (f. 99v)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. “A Homiletic Debate between Heart and Eye.” Modern Language Notes 30 (1915): 197-8: 198.