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DIMEV 6263
Whatso thou art goest here by me
Death’s warning — one monorhyming quatrain translating ‘Si quis eris qui transieris sta respice plora’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: warnings
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 87
Transcription:
Watso þu art gost her be me
With stand & bee hold & wel be þenk þe
Þat suich as þu art was i wone to be
& suich as i am nou saltu sone be
Attributed Title: De Morte (f. 86)
Editions:
Owst, Gerald Robert. Preaching in Medieval England. Cambridge: UP, 1926; rev. ed. New York, 1961: 344.