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Thy guilt is great and that is ruth
‘Rekewerynge is none and þat is trowthe:’ the councillor’s reply to a friend in need — one couplet
Title(s): ‘Rekewerynge is none and þat is trowthe’
Subjects: friends, false; friendship, deceitfulness of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 B.XXIII, f. 64v2
Transcription:
Thy gilte is grett & þat is rewthe
rekeuerynge is none & þat is trowthe
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Ross, W. O., ed. Middle English Sermons from British Museum MS. Royal 18 B. xxiii. EETS o.s. 209 (1940); repr. 1987: 44.