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THE AUCTOURS NAME IN VERDYT,
S E A G E
Face aut Tace.
(Taken from the headings in the Test.)
[N.B. The even lines (2, 4, &c.) of the original are printed here opposite the odd ones (1, 3, &c.), instead of after them, to save space. The lines must therefore be read right across the page. The sidenotes in large type, ‘Cato, Isocra, &c.,' are those of the original. The rest are the editor's, and he has added headlines, some stops, &c.]
“ O God !
Let us abound
God, from whom al good gifts procede!
in tyme of our nede, 12 enable us to That with thy grace
thou wouldst vs endue Vertue to folowe
to exchue : 16
day. May do the thynge acceptable in thy syght, That as we in yeares
And body do growe,
26 So in good vertues we may lykewyse flowe
with virtues, To thy honour,
and ioy of our parentes, Learninge to lyue well, and kepe thy commaund
32 In flyinge from all
Vice, synne, and cryme, flee from vice, Applyinge our bookes, not losynge our tyme, 36 May fructifye and go for
and go forward in warde here in good doynge
good doing to our In this vale of miserie vnto oure lyuees endynge, That after this lyfe here transitory
[sign, A. iii.) We may attayne
to greater glory." 44 The Lordes prayer then se thou recyte,
Repeat the Lord's
Prayer night and So vsynge to do
at mornynge and nyght. morning.
How to wash and dress yourself.
Howe to order thy selfe when thou rysest,
and don't let it lie,
and put it on.
and ouer much slepe; 50 Don't sleep too
In health the body therby thou shalte kepe. long, Muche slepe ingendereth
diseases and payne,
54 It dulles the the wyt and hurteth the brayne. Rise early; [sign. A. iii. b.] Early in the mornynge thy bed then forsake, 58
Thy rayment put on, thy selfe redy make. cast up your bed, To cast vp thy bed
It shalbe thy parte,
62 Els may they say
that beastly thou art; So to departe
and let the same lye,
66 It is not semynge
nor yet manerly. Go down, Downe from thy chamber when thou shalte go,
70 salute your
Thy parentes salute thou, and the famely also ; parents, wash your hands, Thy handes se thou washe; and thy hed keame,
74 comb your head, And of thy rayment
se torne be no seame; brush your cap
Thy cappe fayre brusht, thy hed couer than, 78 [sign. A. iiji.) Takynge it of
In speakynge to any man. Cato.
Cato doth councel thee thyne elders to reuerence
Declarynge therby thy dutye and obedience. Tie on your shirt- Thy shyrte coler fast to thy necke knyt; 86 collar,
Comely thy rayment loke on thy body syt. fasten your girdle, Thy gyrdell about
thy wast then fasten, 90 Thy hose fayre rubd thy showes se be cleane. breeches, clean A napkyn se that
thou haue in redines your shoes,
94 wipe your nose on Thy nose to clense
from all fylthynes. a napkin, pare your nails, Thy nayles, yf nede be,
se that thou payre ; 98 wash your teeth. Thyne eares kepe cleane, thy teath washe thou fayre.
(A. sign. iiii. b.) Have your torn
If ought about thee chaunce to be torne, 102 clothes mended, Thy frendes therof shewe
howe it is worne, And they wyll newe for thee prouyde, 106 obtained.
Or the olde mende, In tyme beinge spyde, Get your satchell This done, thy setchell and thy bokes take, 110 and books, and haste to School, And to the scole
haste see thou make.
clean your ears,
or new ones