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DIMEV 6471
NIMEV 4049.77
When thou makest ingoing
Modest behavior — one quatrain (abab) translating ‘Qui facis ingressum studeas sic esse modestus…’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Note: Cf. Walther (1963), no. 24069.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: modesty; translations; advice, moral
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 108v
First Lines:
Wan þu makst ingong
Beþenk þe so to ben þolmod
Last Lines:
Þat at þin outgong
No man sey of þe but good
Attributed Title: De Periculo (f. 108v)
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: 32.