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Will is good well for to do
Using our will — one couplet translating ‘[…] mihi adiacet perficere autem non inuenio’, which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: will, use of; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 158v
Transcription:
[…] wil is good wel for to do
[…]t quan my liking comet good wil is go
Note: MS damaged.
Attributed Title: De Voluntate (f. 158v)
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: 64.