SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 969
IMEV 592
NIMEV 592
Charity chastity pity aren waxen all cold
The Evils of the Time — four 3-line stanzas
Subjects: evils of the time
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, ff. 162-162v
First Lines:
Charite chaste pite arn waxin al colde
Couetise Lust & maistrie arn becomin al bolde
Consel god acord & wedloc ben nou noþing of tolde…
Last Lines:
…vertu godede & almisdede arn al forsake
Oker leiyng & wantonesse mickel serwe make
Note: Written as prose, inserted into Latin.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 236; rev. ed. 264-5.