The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 1951
Who seeketh the renown to have
Who would be famed for virtue, let him earn it by virtuous deeds — one
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9
, f. 82v
Who sekyth the renoune to have
and eke the prayse of virtuus
Of wisdoms ways he ought to crave
Withe gladsom will to work the
Note: Added to left margin, sideways, lines running bottom to
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds.
Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse
s.s. 19 (2002).
Furnivall, Frederick James,
ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems.
vol. 1. EETS
e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925)
73; rev. J.
Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 223.