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For thou were meek and leftest pride
The Reward of the Meek — one couplet
Subjects: aphorisms; virtues
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 183v
Transcription:
For þou were Meke an laftuste pruyde
Wite blisse in heuene I schal þe scruyde
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: 241, rev. ed. 269.