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The Middle English Pricke of Conscience
The Pricke of Conscience is a poem in rhyming four stress couplets composed in northern England sometime around the middle of the 14c.
Southern Recension -- 18 MSS
Speculum huius vite -- A highly abbreviated and altered version of about ll. 3096
- Northern Version -- 97 MSS
Latin Prose Text
- S1 - Dublin, Trinity College, 155 (C.5.7), pp. 149-238, xv
- S2 - Oxford, Boldleian Library, Additional A 268, ff. 117a-139b, xv
- L1 - Cambridge, Magdalene College, F.4.14 (14), ff. 14-31v, xv
- L2 - Cambridge, Pembroke College, 273, ff. a4-29vb, xiv
- L3 - Cambridge, University Library, Dd.4.50, ff. 57-91, xv
- L4 - London, British Library, Harley 106, ff. 138va-vb, 344vb, xv
- L5 - Oxford, Bodleian Library, Bodley 159, ff. 161a-179a, xv
- L6 - Oxford, Merton College, 68, ff. 74vb-88va, xv
- Text Analysis Tool -- Examine three (3) MSS [MORRIS, Harley 1731 - BR306, Bodley 423 - BR302] of the Prick of Conscience by line number or term using an online search interface.