SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 772
Be open evermore thou my door
Aphorism regarding hospitality — one couplet
Subjects: almsgiving; apostrophes; inscriptions
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College G.28 (195), p. 5
Transcription:
Be open ever more thou my dore
to none be shent to honest [?] to poor
Note: Added to lower margin by a hand of the sixteenth century.