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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.
(14.) See Pamela Gradon, ed., Dan Michel's Ayenbite of Inwyt, Volume II ..., EETS, o.s.
(44) These sentiments are, of course, also present in Ayenbite of Inwyt, another translation of the Somme le Roi, but the Kentish dialect of the text makes the language quite distinctive; see Pamela Gradon, ed., Dan Michel's Ayenbite of Inwyt, or, Remorse of Conscience (Oxford: EETS, 1965-79), 100, 102.
(12) Richard Morris (ed.), Ayenbite of Inwyt or Remorse of Conscience, Early English Texts Society, Old Series, no.
to God's word').(1) Dan Michel, in his Ayenbite of Inwyt,
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.
Interestingly, slander is not discussed in Dan Michel's Ayenbite of Inwyt or The Book of Vices and Virtues, both of which, like Speculum Vitae, draw their material from the thirteenth-century Somme le Roi.
They are Dan Michel of Northgate, author and scribe of the Ayenbite of Inwyt in British Library MS Arundel 57, completed in 1340, and before him the scribe of the poems of William of Shoreham in British Library MS Additional 17376.(2) In no other texts written after 1300 are <hine> and variants thereof, if authentic, anything other than very rare features of a grammar in which <him> is overwhelmingly the dominant form in direct object function (as also in the functions of indirect object and complement of prepositional phrases).(3) The scribe who c.
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. This is yet another proof that William of Shoreham MS did not come from his hand, but represents the dialect of the scribe who copied it.
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.: