Degn og eremit

Degn og eremit
Guy Marchant, Degn og eremit

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Døden til degnen

 

Dethe to the Clerke

TottelDethe Death speaketh to the Yong Clerke
Dugdale-1658Dethe Death speaketh to the yong Clerke
Dugdale-monasticonDethe Death speaketh to the young Clerke
Dugdale-1718Dethe Death speaketh to the young Clerke
Dugdale-1818Dethe Death speaketh to the young Clerke
 

O ȝe [Sir] Clerke suppose ȝe to be fre

 

Fro my daunce / or ȝowre selfe defende

SeldenFro my daunce/ or ȝowre ȝoure selfe defende
TottelFro my daunce/ or ȝowre your selfe defende
Dugdale-1658Fro my daunce/ or ȝowre your selfe defende
Dugdale-monasticonFro my daunce/ or ȝowre your selfe defende
Dugdale-1718Fro my daunce/ or ȝowre selfe yourselfe defende
Dugdale-1818Fro my daunce/ or ȝowre your selfe defende
 

That wende haue risen / vn-to hye degre

TottelThat wende haue risen/ vn to hye vnto high degre
Dugdale-1658That wende haue risen/ vn to hye unto high degre
Dugdale-monasticonThat wende haue risen/ vn to hye unto high degre
Dugdale-1718That wende haue risen/ vn to hye unto high degre
Dugdale-1818That wende haue risen/ vn to hye unto high degre
 

Of benefices / or somme grete prebende

TottelOf benefices/ benefice or somme grete great prebende
Dugdale-1658Of benefices/ Benefice or somme grete great prebende
Dugdale-monasticonOf benefices/ Benefice or somme grete great prebende
Dugdale-1718Of benefices/ Benefice or somme grete great prebende
Dugdale-1818Of benefices/ Benefice or somme grete great prebende
 

Who clymbeth hyest / somme-tyme shal dessende

SeldenWho clymbeth hyest/ somme tyme shal dessende dissende
TottelWho clymbeth hyest/ somme tyme highest sometime shal dessende descend.
Dugdale-1658Who clymbeth hyest/ somme tyme highest sometime shal dessende dscend,
Dugdale-monasticonWho clymbeth hyest/ somme tyme highest sometime shal dessende descend,
Dugdale-1718Who clymbeth hyest/ somme tyme highest sometime shal dessende descend,
Dugdale-1818Who clymbeth hyest/ somme tyme highest, sometime shal dessende descend,
 

Lete no man grucche / a-ȝens his fortune

SeldenLete Lat no man grucche/ a ȝens aȝens his fortune
TottelLete no man grucche/ a ȝens grutche ayeines* his fortune
Dugdale-1658Lete no man grucche/ a ȝens grutch against his fortune
Dugdale-monasticonLete no man grucche/ a ȝens grutch against his fortune
Dugdale-1718Lete no man grucche/ a ȝens grutch against his fortune
Dugdale-1818Lete no man grucche/ a ȝens grutch against his fortune
 

But take yn gre / what [euer god] hym sende

TottelBut take yn at gre/ what [euer god] hym sende
Dugdale-1658But take yn at gre/ what [euer whatever god] hym sende
Dugdale-monasticonBut take yn at gre/ what [euer whatever god] hym sende
Dugdale-1718But take yn at gre/ what [euer whatever god] hym sende
Dugdale-1818But take yn at gre/ what [euer whatever god] hym sende
 

Whiche punyssheth / al whan tyme is oportune.

SeldenWhiche punyssheth/ Wiche ponissheth al whan tyme is oportune.
TottelWhiche punyssheth/ al whan when tyme is oportune.
Dugdale-1658Whiche punyssheth/ al whan when tyme is oportune.
Dugdale-monasticonWhiche punyssheth/ al whan when tyme is oportune.
Dugdale-1718Whiche punyssheth/ al whan when tyme is oportune.
Dugdale-1818Whiche punyssheth/ al whan when tyme is oportune.

Degnen

 

The Clerke answereth

SeldenThe Clerke answereth aunswerith
TottelThe Clerke answereth maketh aunswere.
Dugdale-1658The Clerke answereth maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-monasticonThe Clerke answereth maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-1718The Clerke answereth maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-1818The Clerke answereth maketh aunswer.
 

Shal I that am / so ȝonge a Clerke now deye

TottelShal I that am/ so ȝonge a Clerke now deye die,
Dugdale-1658Shal I that am/ so ȝonge a Clerke now deye die,
Dugdale-monasticonShal I that am/ so ȝonge a Clerke now deye die,
Dugdale-1718Shal I that am/ so ȝonge a Clerke now deye die,
Dugdale-1818Shal I that am/ so ȝonge a Clerke now deye die,
 

Fro my seruyse / and haue no bette guerdoun

SeldenFro my seruyse/ seruice/ and haue no bette bettir guerdoun
TottelFro my seruyse/ seruice and haue no bette guerdoun guerdon?
Dugdale-1658Fro Of my seruyse/ service and haue no bette guerdoun better guerdon
Dugdale-monasticonFro Of my seruyse/ service and haue no bette guerdoun better guerdon,
Dugdale-1718Fro Of my seruyse/ service and haue no bette guerdoun better guerdon,
Dugdale-1818Fro Of my seruyse/ service and haue no bette guerdoun better guerdon,
 

Is there no geyne / ne noon better weye

SeldenIs there no geyne/ ne noon better no bettir weye
TottelIs there no geyne/ gayn[e] ne noon no better weye way,
Dugdale-1658Is there no geyne/ gayn ne noon no better weye way,
Dugdale-monasticonIs there no geyne/ gayn ne noon no better weye way,
Dugdale-1718Is there no geyne/ gayn ne noon no better weye way,
Dugdale-1818Is there no geyne/ gayn ne noon no better weye way,
 

No sure fraunchise / ne proteccioun

TottelNo sure seurer* fraunchise/ ne proteccioun nor proteccion?
Dugdale-1658No sure better fraunchise/ ne proteccioun nor protection?
Dugdale-monasticonNo sure better fraunchise/ ne proteccioun nor protection?
Dugdale-1718No sure better fraunchise/ ne proteccioun no protection?
Dugdale-1818No sure better fraunchise/ ne proteccioun nor protection?
 

Dethe maketh al weie / a short conclusioun

SeldenDethe maketh al weie/ makith alweie/ a short conclusioun
TottelDethe Death maketh al weie/ alway a short conclusioun conclusion;
Dugdale-1658Dethe Death maketh al weie/ alway a short conclusioun conclusion,
Dugdale-monasticonDethe Death maketh al weie/ alway a short conclusioun conclusion,
Dugdale-1718Dethe Death maketh al weie/ alway a short conclusioun conclusion,
Dugdale-1818Dethe Death maketh al weie/ alway a short conclusioun conclusion,
 

To late ware / whan men ben on the brynke

TottelTo late ware/ whan when men ben on the brynke
Dugdale-1658To late ware/ whan when men ben be on the brynke
Dugdale-monasticonTo late ware/ whan when men ben be on the brynke
Dugdale-1718To late ware/ whan when men ben be on the brynke
Dugdale-1818To late ware/ whan when men ben be on the brynke
 

The worlde shal faile / and al possessioun

TottelThe worlde shal faile/ and al possessioun possession;
Dugdale-1658The worlde shal faile/ and al possessioun possession,
Dugdale-monasticonThe worlde shal faile/ and al possessioun possession,
Dugdale-1718The worlde shal faile/ and al possessioun possession,
Dugdale-1818The worlde shal faile/ and al possessioun possession,
 

For moche faileth / of thynge that foles thynke.

TottelFor moche much faileth/ of thynge that foles thynke.
Dugdale-1658For moche much faileth/ of thynge that foles folkes thynke.
Dugdale-monasticonFor moche much faileth/ of thynge that foles folkes thynke.
Dugdale-1718For moche much faileth/ of thynge that foles folkes thynke.
Dugdale-1818For moche much faileth/ of thynge that foles folkes thynke.

Døden til eremitten

 

Dethe to the Ermyte

SeldenDethe to the Ermyte Hermyte
LansdowneDethe to the Ermyte Heremita
TottelDethe Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite.
Dugdale-1658Dethe Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite.
Dugdale-monasticonDethe Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite.
Dugdale-1718Dethe Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermit.
Dugdale-1818Dethe Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite.
 

Ȝe that haue lyued / longe yn wildernesse

LansdowneȜe that haue lyued/ longe yn wildernesse wildirnesse
 

And there contynued / longe yn abstynence

LansdowneAnd there contynued/ longe yn abstynence
 

Atte laste ȝitte / ȝe mote ȝow dresse

SeldenAtte þe laste ȝitte/ ȝet ȝe mote ȝow dresse
LansdowneAtte laste ȝitte/ Tyme is come/ that ȝe mote ȝow dresse
TottelAtte the laste ȝitte/ yet ȝe mote ȝow you dresse
Dugdale-1658Atte the laste ȝitte/ yet ȝe mote ȝow you dresse
Dugdale-monasticonAtte the laste ȝitte/ yet ȝe mote ȝow you dresse
Dugdale-1718Atte the laste ȝitte/ yet ȝe mote ȝow ye dresse
Dugdale-1818Atte the laste ȝitte/ yet ȝe mote ȝow you dresse
 

Of my daunce / to haue experience

LansdowneOf my daunce/ to haue experience thexperience
 

For ther-aȝeyne / is no resistence

SeldenFor ther aȝeyne/ is no resistence recistence
LansdowneFor ther aȝeyne/ a geyns/ is no resistence
TottelFor ther aȝeyne/ is against may be* no resistence
Dugdale-1658For ther aȝeyne/ against is no resistence resistance,
Dugdale-monasticonFor ther aȝeyne/ against is no resistence resistance,
Dugdale-1718For ther aȝeyne/ against is no resistence resistance,
Dugdale-1818For ther aȝeyne/ against is no resistence resistance,
 

Take now leue / of thyn Ermytage

LansdowneTake now leue/ of thyn Ermytage her[m]itage
TottelTake now leue/ leaue of thyn Ermytage hermitage:
Dugdale-1658Take now leue/ leave of thyn Ermytage Hermitage,
Dugdale-monasticonTake now leue/ leave of thyn Ermytage Hermitage,
Dugdale-1718Take now leue/ leave of thyn Ermytage this Hermitage,
Dugdale-1818Take now leue/ leave of thyn Ermytage Hermitage,
 

Where-fore eche man / aduerte this sentence

SeldenWhere fore Wherfore eche man/ aduerte this sentence
LansdowneWhere fore eche man/ aduerte advertise this sentence
TottelWhere fore eche W[h]erfore yche* man/ aduerte to this sentence
Dugdale-1658Where fore eche Werfore every man/ aduerte to this sentence
Dugdale-monasticonWhere fore eche Werfore every man/ aduerte to this sentence
Dugdale-1718Where fore eche Wherefore every man/ aduerte to this sentence
Dugdale-1818Where fore eche Werfore every man/ aduerte to this sentence
 

That this life here / is no sure Eritage.

SeldenThat this life here/ is no sure Eritage. heritage
LansdowneThat this life here/ is no sure Eritage. but a pylgrymage.
TottelThat [in] this life here/ is no sure Eritage. heritage.
Dugdale-1658That this life here/ is no sure Eritage. heritage.
Dugdale-monasticonThat this life here/ is no sure Eritage. heritage.
Dugdale-1718That this life here/ is no sure Eritage. Heritage.
Dugdale-1818That this life here/ is no sure Eritage. heritage.

Eremitten

 

The Ermyte answereth

SeldenThe Ermyte answereth Hermite answeriþ
LansdowneThe Ermyte answereth Responsum
TottelThe Ermyte answereth Hermite maketh aunswere.
Dugdale-1658The Ermyte answereth Hermite maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-monasticonThe Ermyte answereth Hermite maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-1718The Ermyte answereth Hermit maketh aunswer.
Dugdale-1818The Ermyte answereth Hermite maketh aunswer.
 

LIfe yn deserte / callid solitarie

TottelLIfe TO liue yn deserte/ callid called solitarie
Dugdale-1658LIfe TO live yn deserte/ callid called solitarie
Dugdale-monasticonLIfe TO live yn deserte/ callid called solitarie
Dugdale-1718LIfe To live yn deserte/ callid called solitarie
Dugdale-1818LIfe To live yn deserte/ callid called solitarie
 

Mai a-ȝeyne dethe / haue respite noon ne space

SeldenMai a ȝeyne aȝein dethe/ haue no respite noon ne space
LansdowneMai a ȝeyne geyns dethe/ haue no respite noon ne nor space
TottelMai a ȝeyne dethe/ again Death haue respite noon ne nor space
Dugdale-1658Mai a ȝeyne dethe/ again death haue respite noon ne nor space
Dugdale-monasticonMai a ȝeyne dethe/ again death haue respite noon ne nor space
Dugdale-1718Mai a ȝeyne dethe/ again Death haue respite noon ne for space
Dugdale-1818Mai a ȝeyne dethe/ again death haue respite noon ne nor space
 

Atte vnsette owre / his comyng dothe not tarie

SeldenAtte vnsette owre/ our/ his comyng dothe not tarie
LansdowneAtte vnsette owre/ howr/ his comyng dothe not nat tarie
TottelAtte vnsette owre/ houre his comyng dothe not tarie
Dugdale-1658Atte vnsette owre/ houre his comyng dothe not tarie
Dugdale-monasticonAtte vnsette owre/ houre his comyng dothe not tarie
Dugdale-1718Atte vnsette owre/ hour his comyng comin dothe not tarie
Dugdale-1818Atte vnsette owre/ houre his comyng dothe not tarie
 

And for my parte / welcome be goddes grace

LansdowneAnd for my parte/ welcome be goddes goddis grace
TottelAnd for my parte/ welcome be by goddes grace
Dugdale-1658And for my parte/ welcome be by goddes grace
Dugdale-monasticonAnd for my parte/ welcome be by goddes grace
Dugdale-1718And for my parte/ welcome be by goddes grace
Dugdale-1818And for my parte/ welcome be by goddes grace
 

Thankyng hym / with humble chere & face

SeldenThankyng Thonkyng hym/ with humble chere & face
LansdowneThankyng hym/ my lord/ with humble chere & face
 

Of al his ȝiftes / and grete habundaunce

SeldenOf al his ȝiftes/ and grete habundaunce habondaunce
LansdowneOf al his ȝiftes/ and grete habundaunce yiftis/ such as I have assayed
TottelOf al his ȝiftes/ giftes and grete habundaunce great haboundaunce,
Dugdale-1658Of al his ȝiftes/ gifts and grete habundaunce great haboundance,
Dugdale-monasticonOf al his ȝiftes/ gifts and grete habundaunce great haboundance,
Dugdale-1718Of al his ȝiftes/ gifts and grete habundaunce great haboundance,
Dugdale-1818Of al his ȝiftes/ gifts and grete habundaunce great haboundance,
 

Fynalli affermyng / yn this place

TottelFynalli affermyng/ affirmyng yn this place
Dugdale-1658Fynalli affermyng/ affirming yn this place
Dugdale-monasticonFynalli affermyng/ affirming yn this place
Dugdale-1718Fynalli affermyng/ affirming yn this place
Dugdale-1818Fynalli affermyng/ affirming yn this place
 

No man is riche / that lacketh suffisaunce.

SeldenNo man is riche/ that lacketh lackith suffisaunce.
LansdowneNo man is riche/ but he that lacketh suffisaunce. halt hym payed.
TottelNo man is riche/ that lacketh suffisaunce. suffraunce.
Dugdale-1658No man is riche/ that lacketh suffisaunce. sufferance.
Dugdale-monasticonNo man is riche/ that lacketh suffisaunce. sufferance.
Dugdale-1718No man is riche/ that lacketh suffisaunce. sufferance.
Dugdale-1818No man is riche/ that lacketh suffisaunce. sufferance.

Døden

 

Dethe a-ȝen to the Ermyte

SeldenDethe a ȝen aȝein to the Ermyte Hermite
TottelDethe a ȝen Death speaketh agayn to the Ermyte Hermite.
Dugdale-1658Dethe a ȝen Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite again.
Dugdale-monasticonDethe a ȝen Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite again.
Dugdale-1718Dethe a ȝen Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermit again.
Dugdale-1818Dethe a ȝen Death speaketh to the Ermyte Hermite again.
 

That is welle seyde / & thus shulde euery wight

SeldenThat is welle seyde/ & thus shulde euery wight wiȝt
TottelThat is welle seyde/ sayd, & thus shulde should euery wight
Dugdale-1658That is welle seyde/ said, & thus shulde should euery wight
Dugdale-monasticonThat is welle seyde/ said, & thus shulde should euery wight
Dugdale-1718That is welle seyde/ said, & thus shulde should euery wight
Dugdale-1818That is welle seyde/ said, & thus shulde should euery wight
 

Thanke his god / and al his wittes dresse

SeldenThanke his god/ and al his wittes wittis dresse
TottelThanke Thanken his god/ and al his wittes dresse
Dugdale-1658Thanke Thanken his god/ and al his wittes dresse
Dugdale-monasticonThanke Thanken his god/ and al his wittes dresse
Dugdale-1718Thanke Thanken his god/ and al his wittes always dresse
Dugdale-1818Thanke Thanken his god/ and al his wittes dresse
 

To loue and drede hym / with al his herte & myght

SeldenTo loue and drede hym/ with al his herte & myght myȝt
TottelTo loue and drede dread hym/ with al his herte heart & myght
Dugdale-1658To loue and drede hym/ with al his herte heart & myght
Dugdale-monasticonTo loue and drede hym/ with al his herte heart & myght
Dugdale-1718To loue and drede dread hym/ with al his herte heart & myght
Dugdale-1818To loue and drede hym/ with al his herte heart & myght
 

Setth dethe to a-scape / mai be no sekernesse

SeldenSetth dethe to a scape/ ascape/ mai be no sekernesse sikernesse
TottelSetth dethe Sith Death to a scape/ escape mai be no sekernesse sikernes.
Dugdale-1658Setth dethe Sith death to a scape/ escape mai be no sekernesse sikerness.
Dugdale-monasticonSetth dethe Sith death to a scape/ escape mai be no sekernesse sikerness.
Dugdale-1718Setth dethe Since death to a scape/ escape mai be no sekernesse likerness.
Dugdale-1818Setth dethe Sith death to a scape/ escape mai be no sekernesse sikerness.
 

As men deserue / god quytte of rightwisnesse

SeldenAs men deserue/ god quytte of rightwisnesse riȝtwisnesse
TottelAs men deserue/ god quytte quiteth of rightwisnesse
Dugdale-1658As men deserue/ god quytte quiteth of rightwisnesse
Dugdale-monasticonAs men deserue/ god quytte quiteth of rightwisnesse
Dugdale-1718As men deserue/ god quytte quiteth of rightwisnesse
Dugdale-1818As men deserue/ god quytte quiteth of rightwisnesse
 

To riche and pore / vp-on eueri side

SeldenTo riche and pore/ vp on vppon eueri side
TottelTo riche and pore/ vp on vpon eueri side
Dugdale-1658To riche and pore/ vp on upon eueri side
Dugdale-monasticonTo riche and pore/ vp on upon eueri side
Dugdale-1718To riche and pore/ vp on upon eueri side
Dugdale-1818To riche and pore/ vp on upon eueri side
 

A better lessoun / ther can no Clerke expresse

SeldenA better bettir lessoun/ ther can no Clerke expresse
TottelA better lessoun/ lesson ther can no Clerke expresse
Dugdale-1658A better lessoun/ lesson ther can no Clerke expresse
Dugdale-monasticonA better lessoun/ lesson ther can no Clerke expresse
Dugdale-1718A better lessoun/ lesson ther can no Clerke expresse
Dugdale-1818A better lessoun/ lesson ther can no Clerke expresse
 

Than til to morowe / is no man sure to a-bide.

SeldenThan til to morowe/ morwe/ is no man sure to a bide. abide
TottelThan til to morowe/ is no man sure to a bide. abide.
Dugdale-1658Than til to morowe/ is no man sure to a bide. abide.
Dugdale-monasticonThan til to morowe/ is no man sure to a bide. abide.
Dugdale-1718Than til to morowe/ tomorrow is no man sure to a bide. abide.
Dugdale-1818Than til to morowe/ is no man sure to a bide. abide.

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