SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 779
IMEV 477
NIMEV 477
Be thou not too bold to blame / Lest thou be found the same
Moral precepts — one quatrain
Note: Followed by 1833 and 835; cf. lines 17 seqq. of 712.
Subjects: precepts, moral
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 108 (SC 1486), f. 238v
Transcription:
Be þu nauȝt to bolde to blame
Leste þu be founde in þe same
[L]oue god and drede shame
& so in worship kepe þi name