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True withouten quaintise and feigning
True esteem — one monorhyming quatrain translating ‘Vera sine simulacione dupplicitatis…’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: translations; sermons, verse in; virtues
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 48
Transcription:
Trewe withouten quey[n]tise & feiningge
Lesingge withouten deceyte & chaungginge
Kinde withouten hope of werdli winningge
& clene withouten enticing to sinningge
Attributed Title: De Dileccione (f. 47)
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: 14.