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With word and writ I warn thee Sir Eode [Vid word & wrid ic warne þe sire ode]
A warning to Sir Eode — twelve lines with intervening Latin lines of similar content
Subjects: almsgiving; warnings
Versification: — six-line — aaabbb, aabccb
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), f. 19
First Lines:
Vid word & wrid ic Warne þe sire ode
Dele al þi goid pouere þad hawit neode…
Last Lines:
…god þe hat þat is us bouen
þe bere maist þu y glide
Note: Preceding four lines of Latin verse begin, ‘Otide te munio verbo scripto tibi monstro’ (f. 19).
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 20.
Bad Key: James1900-04: 1.439.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 256.