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DIMEV 6559
IMEV 4098.1
NIMEV TM 1951
Who seeketh the renown to have
Who would be famed for virtue, let him earn it by virtuous deeds — one cross-rhymed quatrain
Subjects: virtue
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9, f. 82v
Transcription:
Who sekyth the renoune to have
and eke the prayse of virtuus name
Of wisdoms ways he ought to crave
Withe gladsom will to work the same
Note: Added to left margin, sideways, lines running bottom to top.
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
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.