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DIMEV 5917
Through sweetness of lore in preaching
How pastors should care for souls — three monorhyming lines translating ‘Per dulcedinem doctrine in predicando’ which precedes them in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: pastoral care; translations
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 49v
Transcription:
Þoru suetnesse of lore in preching
Þoru fair conuersacioun in leuing
Þoru ȝefte of elmesse in fynding
Attributed Title: De Doctrina Sine Gracia (f. 49v)
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: 15.