The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
When that is white waxed fallow
The approach of death — three couplets in a vernacular
Subjects: sermons, verse in; death, signs of
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Hatton 96 (SC 4124)
, f. 194
Wan þat is wyte waxit falou
And þat is cripse waxit
Wen þi neb ryveliþ as a roket
And þin hein porfilin
And þi nose droppiþ as a boket
beon yclipid kombir flet
Fletcher, Alan J.
“Death Lyrics from Two Fifteenth-Century Sermon Manuscripts.”
Notes and Queries
n.s. 23  (1976): 341-2: 342.