The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Who list to trouble he may surely trust
Better to suffer trouble than cause it — one rhyme royal stanza
translating ‘Puluere perturbans turbatus marmore scribit’ which
Subjects: aphorisms; translations; advice
1.Source: Leeds, Leeds University Library Brotherton 17
, f. 91
Whoo lyst to trowbull he may surely trust
Thoff he hys wrongeȝ
& all hys werkeȝ amisse…
…Imprynteȝ them full depe in marbull ston
harmeys not forgett anon
Pickering, Oliver S.
“Two Tudor Poems in a Latin Book of Hours.”
Leeds Studies in English
n.s. 25 (1994): 159-66: 161.