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DIMEV 6620
NIMEV 4135.33
Whoso loveth not to do aright
A proverbial couplet, translating ‘Qui male agit odit lucem’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Note: Cf. Walther (1963), no. 24207a.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: proverbs; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 104v
Transcription:
Wo so louet nouth to don orith
Treuliche he hatit lith
Attributed Title: De Peccato (f. 101v)
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.