The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
When the clot clingeth and the cuckoo singeth
A young man’s fancies in spring: schoolboy’s exercise — five
monorhyming lines with Latin translation
Subjects: school lessons
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 1002
, f. 72v
When the clot klyngueth
and þe cucko synguth
then his tyme a ȝongelyng
for to go a
Note: Written as prose.
Wright, Cyril Ernest.
“Late Middle English Parerga in a School Collection.”
Review of English Studies
n.s. 2 (1951): 114-20: 119.
Robbins, Rossell Hope.
“Mirth in Manuscripts.”
Essays and Studies by Members of the English Association
n. s. 21 (1968): 1-28: 26.