fol. 60v (cont.)I
ntodeci uiusqntodeci[m] uiusqO.15.000: The heading is divided after assus P, so that it appears as two lines.
ntodeci uiusqntodeci[m] uiusqO.15.000: The heading is divided after assus P, so that it appears as two lines.
nd sum lakkede my lijf aloweden AO.15.4: OC alone have the form 2; most aloweden manuscripts have B. allowed it fewe
il I seyȝ as it sorcery were & TO.15.12: OC alone have 2 in place of &. a sotil þing wiþ-alle
t mydnyȝt . at mydday my voyce so is knowen AO.15.20: OC alone have the form 2; variants include knowen (HmBLMR), yknowe (C), y-knawen (GF), and well Iknowe (WCrY). knowe
nd wha Ane I wilne or nO.15.24: OC alone have 2 in place of or. and wolde us ich hatte anim
a Þne is no i my riȝt name & racO.15.28: GYOC alone include 2. & resou on englisch n
nd wha Ane I fele þat folk telleþ my first name is nsensusO.15.29: A parasign, with a long horizontal stroke extending from the top, appears in the right margin. The hand responsible cannot be identified with certainty, but resembles hand 2.
empnede me þus to name now þ Nu myȝtist oO.15.38: OC alone have 2; most other myȝtist manuscripts have B. myȝt chese
i na p m diu rosis acc ero iib n diu ussa no eri ma sortit n / du ur viuificat corp m a usi na e m / du st vult anim m e us / du st scit mens e m / du st recolit memoria e m / du st iudicat rac mo e i / du st sentit sensus e m / du st amat amor e m du st negat vel msentit conscie concia e n / du st spirat sp mus est . irit.AO.15.40: This line begins in the right margin of l. 39 and breaks after sis erdiu, scit , and du stmsensus e, wrapping around to occupy the next three full line spaces.
t qui mel comedit m ultu u no m e n st bonu ei . s m q ic sc uitator e ru magestat st opp ismit ri a gl uria orsicO.15.57: This line begins in the right margin of l. 56, breaks after qui, and wraps around to occupy the next full line space, ending in the right margin.And seiþ .
ullede PO.15.65: OC alone have 2; most Pullede manuscripts have B. Putte out of padice adam & eue ar
cie appetit n ho usi mem i nmortalitat m gl isia orm spoliaut i . ScieO.15.66: This line is written in the right margin. It is divided after ismortalitat, and a red parasign precedes the second line of text.
pl n sap use q er o uamr po sap tete . ernoO.15.72: This line is written in the right margin. It is divided after uamq, and a red parasign precedes the second line of text. Þat is .
nd AO.15.75: OC alone have 2 in place of And. That ofte tymes þe lewed peple of her beleue douten
etter to bileue were BO.15.76: OC alone have 2; variants include to bileue were (M), were (L), byleue were (Hm), beleue were (Cr beleue where), 1 (YCr to leue wereGCCot), 23 (BmBo), to leue weren (R), and byleue (WF). it were many doctouris . swich techyng
FrerisPride of O.15.80: The rubric is divided after , so that it appears as two lines. of
s wel freris as oþ Ae folk foliliche þei spenden erO.15.80: YOCM alone have 2; variants include þei spenden (CrCLR) and spenen (B). speken
Þt I ne aO.15.83: YOC alone include 2. ne lye not . loo for lordis ȝe plesen
nd reu Aencen þe riche þe raþ er for her goodis erO.15.84: OC alone have 2 in place of goodis. siluer
onfu Cda nt n o ures q mn adora uit sculptilia & c n & ali etera / vt q biui diligit d vanitate is & q mritis mendaciu uemO.15.85: This line is divided after mvanitate, and a red parasign precedes the second line of text.
FrerisO.15.86: The letter <V>, about two lines in height, appears in the extreme right margin, written apparently by hand 2.
c of curatouris of c Asten peple as clerkys riO.15.94: An irregular tear in the vellum, present at the time of copying, appears between and clerkys. beren beren witnesse
-þi woldenO.15.107: O alone has the form in place of wolden. wolde ȝe lettred men leue þe lecherie of cloþingFor
O.15.108: GOC alone have 2 in place of fel. bifel for clerkis & curteys of cristis goodisAnd be kynde . as fel
O.15.112: OC alone have the form 2 in place of foleweden. folwedeLoþe weren lewede men but þei ȝoure lore foloweden
O.15.121: OC alone lack <s> in 2. Iohannes csostom ri of clerkis spekiþ & preestis usIohanne
de te utplo o me bonu mn eg mdit re Sic de te urplo o me malu mn p mcedit / Si sac rodociu er i mtegru n fu mit tota floreret erO.15.122: OC alone have 2floreret in place of floret. eccia / Si a lese ut corruptu m fu mit o eri mnm fides marcida e u / Si sac stdociu er fu mit i er p ncc etis tot a p usp ol us conu utit er ad p urcand ec / Sic um cu ut vid mis arbore er marcida m & pallida m i mtelligis q n viciu uod h met in radice / Ita cu ab vid mis p erp ol um i udisciplinatu n & irreligiosu m s mn i dubio . sacerdociu e eius non est sanu mmSicO.15.122: This line begins in the right margin of l. 121, breaks after dit re ureg, les c Si iaec, con- in tit erurconu, mviciu, and sacer- in eius msacerdociu, wraps around to occupy the next four full line spaces, and ends at bottom right of the fifth line. A red parasign precedes the last line of the text, which is followed by five ticks in black and red.
restis P .
f IO.15.123: The initial capital is larger than usual and decorated with flourishes. lewede men wisten what þis latyn meneþ
ut if many a preest heer BO.15.125: OC alone have 2 in place of some variant of heer. bere for her baslardis & her brohchis
chulden go synge s Suyseles wiþ sire philip þe sparwe erO.15.126: OC alone substitute this line for the completely different one which appears in other manuscripts and which Kane and Donaldson render as "[And beere] bedes in hir hand and a book vndir hir arme." See Skeat's note in Vol. II, 218. In his description of this manuscript in the endleaves, Skeat writes: "There is one variation in it which must not be passed over, viz. the allusion to Sir Philip the Sparrow in the line 'Schulden go synge seruyseles / wiþ sire philip þe sparwe' which, as explained in the footnote to xv. 119, is totally different from the corresponding line in the other copies." 2
ire ion & sire ieffrey han gyrdeles SO.15.127: OCF alone have the plural form. 2 of siluer
adde he neu He erO.15.130: An irregular tear in the vellum, present at the time of copying, appears between and neuere. seruyse suyse to saue sylu er þ erto for spendyng at ale erO.15.130: OC alone have 2; all other beta witnesses have for spendyng at ale. Kane and Donaldson divide the line into two, the second with a conjectural a-verse. seiþ it with ydel wille
llas ȝe lewede men myche lesen AO.15.131: OC alone have the form 2 in place of lesen. lese ȝe on preestis
c þing þat wickidlich is wonnen AO.15.132: OC alone have the form 2; most wonnen manuscripts have B. wonne & wiþ false sleyȝtis
o harlottis & hores arn holpen þoruȝ SO.15.137: OC alone have 2; all other beta witnesses have þoruȝ. wiþ swiche goodis
e þei lered . be þei lewide BO.15.147: OC alone include both occurrences of 2; although HmBM also have þei, most Be manuscripts have B. By lered by lewed þat loþ is to spende
n IO.15.151: The initial capital is decorated with a flourish. preyeris & i penau nce & i n p nfiȝt charite ar
isi efficiamini sic N p utuuli no ar i nt nbit ra & c iseteraO.15.153: This line is written in the right margin. It is divided after efficiamini, and a red parasign precedes the second line of text.
iþ W-oute fau ntee nO.15.154: OC alone have the form 2; most fauntee manuscripts have B. faunteltie or folye a fre liberal wille
here schulde WnO.15.155: O alone has the form n in place of schulde. sholde me fynde swich a freend w nt i so fre an herte h
willeLonge O.15.156: The rubric is divided after , so that it appears as two lines. Longe
IO.15.156: The initial capital is decorated with a flourish. haue lyued in londe quod I my name is longe wille
en been m Mcyable to me erdynau ntis & to þe nO.15.158: OC alone include 2. þe pore
nd wolen lene þ Ae þei leuen erO.15.159: OC alone have the form 2; most leuen manuscripts have B. leue lelli to be payed
c charite þat poule p Acheþ reO.15.160: OC alone have 2cheþ re in place of p. preiseþ best & moost pleseþ oure saueour
IO.15.162: The initial capital is accompanied by a flourish. seyȝ neue swich a man so me god helpe er
lerkis tellen CO.15.165: OC alone have 2 in place of some variant of correctly alliterating tellen. kennen me þt crist is . in alle places a
c I seyȝ hym AO.15.166: OC alone lack 2 before neuere. soþeli soþeli but as my-self in a myrour
c facie ad faciem nIta in enigmate . tuO.15.167: This line is written in the right margin. It is divided after facie, and a red parasign precedes the second line of text.
urseþ he no creature ne CO.15.176: HmOC alone lack 2 before he. can can bere no wraþþe
e can portreye HO.15.186: OC alone lack 2 before wel. þe þe pater-nost & peynte it wiþ auees er
Þe pore men & p ersoun ris been erO.15.188: OC alone have 2 in place of some variant of been. liggen her pdou ar to haue n
ouȝ he bere hem no breed he bereþ hem swetter ÞO.15.189: OC alone lack a noun after 2; most B manuscripts have swetter. liflode
abouren in lauendrie LO.15.192: OCF alone lack 2 before wel. þe þe lenkþe of a myle
nd ȝerne in A-to ȝouþe & ȝepli spekeO.15.193: A caret/punctus appears in the extreme right margin. Correction of may have been intended, since the reading of speke is Bx. seche
c peers þe plowman p Aceyuede arO.15.204: OCC alone have the preterite form. 2 more depper
here is þe wille & wherfore þ Wt many a aO.15.205: GOC alone include 2. a wiȝt suffreþ
s cogitac euo ies eo nrumEt vidit dO.15.206: This line is written in the right margin. It is divided after s eud, and a red parasign precedes the second line of text, which appears above the first.
or he is not in losellis FO.15.219: CrOC 2 alone have 2; most losellis manuscripts have Blolleris ne in land-leps h eremytis er
olite f Ni sic ier ypoc utte t ristes riO.15.226: This line is written in the right margin. It is divided after utsic, so that it appears as two lines.
called YO.15.236: OC alone lack 2 before and. ycrymaylid ycrymaylid & his crowne schauen
nd clenlich ycloþed in cipres & in tartaryne AO.15.237: Kane and Donaldson (223) exclude this line, which occurs only in GYOCCB, on the grounds that it is scribal. 2
nd in þat secte siþþe to selden AO.15.240: OC alone lack 2 before he. haþ haþ be knowen
e us diues q st & c uieteraBeatO.15.243: This line is written in the right margin.
n kyngys court he comeþ often IO.15.244: OC alone have 2 in place of often. ofte þe þe cou erceyl is trewe n
m dormia su & c meteraIn pace in idipO.15.259: This line is written in the right margin.
Þt þouȝ þei suffreden aO.15.265: OC alone have the form 2; most suffreden manuscripts have B. suffrede al þis god suffrede for vs more
n ensau Iple we schulden mO.15.266: O alone has the form ; most schulden manuscripts have B. sholde do so & take no veniaunce
f oure foos þat doon vs falsnesse þat is OO.15.267: OC alone lack any word between 2 and is; most fadris manuscripts have B. oure fadris wille
c he suffrede in ensau Aple þ mt we schulden aO.15.271: OC alone have the form 2 in place of schulden or omission. sholde suffre also
nd seyde AnO.15.272: O alone has the form n in place of seyde. seide to swiche þat suffre wolde þ nt apacientes vincunt
hat penau Wce & pou nte & passiou er þei suffreden nO.15.275: OC alone have the form 2 in place of suffreden. suffrede
ut of foulis þat flyen BO.15.283: O alone has ; most flyen manuscripts have B. fleeþ þus fynden men in bokis
nd þoruȝ þe mylk of þat mylde beeste þe man was sustened AO.15.285: In the extreme bottom right margin there appears a quire signature, so severely cropped as to be illegible.
ntony a A-dayes aboute þeO.15.288: HMOC alone include 2. þe noon tyme
oules hym fedden FO.15.293: OC alone have the form 2 in place of fedden. fedde fele wyntres wiþ-alle
n A-oþerO.15.295: OC alone include 2er. The presence of a caret/punctus in the left margin and a solidus/punctus above An-oþ indicates intended deletion of An or perhaps Aner. An-oþ poule after his pchyng panyeris he made re
um þei solden SO.15.298: OC alone have the form 2 in place of solden. solde & su þei soþen & so þei lyueden boþe m
at ne fel to her feet & faunede ÞnO.15.305: O alone has the form n; most faunede manuscripts have B. fawned wiþ þe taylis
nd if þei couþen AO.15.306: O alone has the form in place of couþen. kouþe haue ycarped bi crist as I trowe
nd þa Ane wolden nO.15.312: O alone has the form in place of wolden. wolde lordis & ladies be loþ to agulte
religiousDietyng of O.15.316: The rubric is divided after , so that it appears as two lines. of
or we bee goddis fowles FO.15.316: A solidus/punctus above , accompanied by a caret/punctus in the left margin, indicate deletion, although no substitute is supplied. The only variant reading, fowles, is attested by Cr Foles; Kane and Donaldson emend to 23. behestes and abideO.15.316: OC alone have the form 2 in place of abide. abiden alwey .
e han ȜO.15.320: OC alone have the present indicative form. 2 riȝt ynow ȝe religious & so ȝoure rule me tolde
q m dic uamt iob rug it onag i cu er herba m h mu abit erO.15.321: A double solidus above both words indicates transposition of original u abit herba erm. The reading is shared with RF. h / aut mugiet bos cu an m plenu te p msepe stet reit / Bruto er a rumi naliu m nat ma te urde conpnat mO.15.321: OC alone lack 2quia before cum. cu eis pabulu m co me sufficiat . ex adipe p mundijt i roiq ntas tua uiNuO.15.321: This line begins in the right margin of l. 320, breaks after iob, it erstet, and dijt rop, wrapping around to occupy the next two full line spaces and ending in the right margin of l. 322. A red parasign precedes the last line of text.
ReligiousOf ȝiftis into O.15.324: The rubric is divided after , so that it appears as two lines. into
r þei mortiseden EO.15.324: OC alone have the form 2 in place of mortiseden or amortisede(n). enmorteisid to monkes or chanous her rentis n
. ta. noO.15.325: The word tano is accompanied by a flourish beneath.
o ȝyue from ȝoure eires þat ȝoure ayles ȝow laften TO.15.326: OF alone have ; most laften manuscripts have B. lefte
ho p Wforneþ þe p arphecie of roO.15.329: OC alone lack 2 before þe. peple peple þat now libbeþ
sit . dedit paup erib erusDispO.15.330: This line is written in the right margin.
or þat þei beggen aboute in beeldyng þei spenen FO.15.332: O alone has ; variants include spenen (GBR), spende (C spendyn), 2 (YLM), spene (HmF), and it spende (WCrC). spende it
iȝt so ȝe riche ȝe robben RO.15.339: OC alone have the form 2; variants include robben (HmBR), robbeþ (CrGF), and robbe (WYLMR). robeþ þat ben riche
nd wente forþ wiþ þat water to wooke wiþ þe AO.15.342: OCF alone include 2. þe temse
d e ui dare i stpijs mQ
. Of munkys .O.15.344: The word munkys is accompanied by a flourish beneath.
sac uialegiu ri e m res paup stu er non paup mib er dare / Ite us p mcc eorib at dare e us demo stib n i usmolare / mt I . Monache si indiges & accipis poci em das q us accipis / uami a Se ut no m eges & accipis rapis / norro no P i ndig n monachus . si h eteat q abd nat uoe sufficit urQO.15.347: This line begins in the right margin of l. 346 and breaks after non, ac- in accipis, and monachus ., wrapping around to occupy the next two full line spaces and ending in the right margin of l. 348. A red parasign precedes the last line of text. A wavy red bracket connects the first two lines of text with the rubric in the right margin of l. 344. Line 347 is followed by three ticks.
herfore folk been WO.15.352: OC alone have 2 in place of been. is þe febeler & not ferme of bileue
e merk of þat money is ÞO.15.354: The word seems to have been written over a punctus elevatus. is good ac þe metal is feble
c þe metal þat is mannes soule wiþ sy Ane is ful nO.15.357: OC alone have 2; all other beta witnesses have ful. The foule lists MED as a variant of ful. foule allayed
oþe lettred & lewede been now allayed BO.15.358: YOCM alone transpose 2. alayed now wiþ syne n
Þt no lijf loueþ oþ a ne oure lord as I leue erO.15.359: OC alone have 2 in place of I leue. it semeþ
edre W-wise schipmen &O.15.361: OC alone lack 2 before witty, and thus lack the third alliterating stave. clerkis clerkis also
an no beleue to þe lifte HO.15.362: A solidus/punctus above , accompanied by a caret/punctus in the right margin, indicate deletion, although no substitute is supplied. lifte ne to þe lore of philosophres
at wylom warneden ÞO.15.364: O alone has the form in place of warneden. warned bifore what schulde falle after
chipmen & heerdis SO.15.365: OC alone have 2 in place of heerdis. shepherdes þat wiþ schip & scheep wenten
s of wedres & wyndes þei warneden AO.15.367: O alone has the form in place of warneden. warned men ofte
i þe seed þat þei sewe B what þei selle myȝten nO.15.369: OC alone have the form 2 in place of myȝten. myȝte
f þat was calculed of þe elementis þe co Ot nrie þei fynden raO.15.375: OC alone have the form 2 in place of fynden. fynde
s IO.15.379: OC alone have 2; most Is manuscripts have B. Ne not oon among an hundrid þat an autour can co ysstrue n
ei schulden fayle of her phylosophie & in her ÞO.15.388: OGCM alone include 2. her phisik boþe
est þei ou Lhippe erO.15.390: OC alone have the form 2hippe er in place of ou. ouerhuppen as oþe doon in offices & in houris er
nd for her lyuyng þ At lewide men be þe loþer god to agulten aO.15.396: O alone has ; variants include agulten (HmCrC), agulte (G), to agylte (C to gulten), 2 (F), and þey gilte (WYBLMR). agulten
nd oon Makomede a man of AO.15.400: YOCF alone have 2 in place of of. in mysbeleue
his dowue .Machomede wiþ O.15.402: This rubric is divided after , so that it appears as two lines. wiþ
a Þne wolde þe culuer come in n-toO.15.407: GOC alone have 2 in place of into. to þe clerkis ere
. tano .O.15.417: The word tano is accompanied by a flourish beneath.