Ayenbite of Inwit

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Ayenbite of Inwit (Remorse of Conscience)

Middle English version of medieval moral treatise, c. 1340. [Br. Lit.: Barnhart, 74]
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4) ich ych i y Y I Dan Michel's Ayenbite of Inwyt, or 156 3 1 Remorse of Conscience (BL Autograph Ms.
Ayenbite of Inwyt or Remorse of Conscience, Early English Texts Society, Old Series, no.
Sources with the highest incidence of DC Source Tokens Text-type category Secreta secretorum 1422 22 Science (medicine) 1425 1450 1475 Ayenbite of Inwyt 1340 21 Religious treatise Thomas Malory, Works 1470 19 Poetry Surgical treatises 1392 16 Science (medicine) (Wellcome Lib) Tree and twelve 1460 9 Religious treatise fruits of the Holy Ghost Trevisa's On the 1398 8 Science (medicine) properties of things Piers Plowman, 1400 7 Poetry B Version Table 4.
b) 1340 Ayenbite of Inwyt, Kent [2546] 29 NIM (nim/e/p 20, y-/nom/e 7, nyme 1, hem 1) 5 TAK (tak/i(y)nges/th 4, y-take 1)
1 NIM : 4 TAK in William of Shoreham against roughly 6 NIM : 1 TAK in the Ayenbite of Inwyt.
But a work a few decades older, Dan Michel's Ayenbite of Inwyt [2544], contains, besides yede [5], the statistically prevailing form wente [24], which undoubtedly stands in semantic correlation with go; cf.