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IMEV 591
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Change this name thou man of pride
Admonition to almsgiving — two couplets
Subjects: almsgiving
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.4.4, f. 103
Transcription:
Chaunge þis name þov man of pryde
Take to þi hous þem þat hafs nede
Martyn þe naked lazare þe drerie
James þe Pylgryme and þat are werye
Note: Immediately follows 723 and possibly second stanza of same.
Attributed Title: Anglicum posteriorum versuum (f. 103)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.499.