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To waxen rich with great blame
On the Avaricious Man — one couplet translating ‘Ditari nitor non curo quomodo ditor’ in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: translations; greed
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 32v
Transcription:
To waxen riche with gret blame
I ne make no force of no schame
Attributed Title: De Cupiditate (f. 32v
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: 9.