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To playen and ragen is for thy prow
Consilium Diaboli’ — three couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: Satan; sins, deadly
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 16
Transcription:
To pleyȝen & ragen is for þi pru
Wanne suldest þu pleyȝen betre þan nou…
…An doute þe nouth to sennen mikil
ffor godes merci was neuere fikil
Attributed Title: De Accidia (f. 16); Iste est Consilium Diaboli (f. 16, right margin)
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: 4.