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Lo, how that dronken Loth, unkindely, Lay by his doghtres two, unwitingly; So dronke he was, he niste what he wroghte. ellRac, rfo plaxeem, who

toL niwyukgnnol dah esx hitw sih tow hstedgaru

neiesGs 19:30

tLo uonwnigylnk ahd esx htwi his wot daughters
. He aws in a rdnkneu trsuop dan dind’t wonk wtha he swa gdoni.
Herodes, (who-so wel the stories soghte), Whan he of wyn was replet at his feste, Right at his owene table he yaf his heste To sleen the Baptist Iohn ful giltelees. Or

emrbmere teh trosy of dHoer

kuLe 3 dna Mwtahet 14

bremerem eth yosrt of Herod
, het nam how, wneh he aws rundk nad full morf gaseitnf, rdedreo hoJn the tapsBit’s oneicxtue, enve gohthu ohnJ anhd’t oedn nganhyit rwnog.
Senek seith eek a good word doutelees; He seith, he can no difference finde Bitwix a man that is out of his minde And a man which that is dronkelewe, But that woodnesse, y-fallen in a shrewe, Persevereth lenger than doth dronkenesse. O glotonye, ful of cursednesse, O cause first of our confusioun, O original of our dampnacioun, Til Crist had boght us with his blood agayn! Lo, how dere, shortly for to sayn, Aboght was thilke cursed vileinye; Corrupt was al this world for glotonye!

aceSen

A onmaR herplhiposo

eeancS
salo tlkas utabo kseunrendns. He yssa tath udnsnkneres nad nantisyi ear one nda eth sema, ihwt eht tnopceiex htat tyaniisn is a dtceef adn ltass noelgr anth esnknedunrs. Oh, ntoglytu is hcsu an wuafl nis! It boutrgh eht adnlwfol of kaidmnn nda dodmeo us nltui iCtrsh vesad us by csancfgriii shflmei. untotGyl has sueacd so much eorutbl and uoetrcrdp teh rolwd so umhc.
Adam our fader, and his wyf also, Fro Paradys to labour and to wo Were driven for that vyce, it is no drede; For whyl that Adam fasted, as I rede, He was in Paradys; and whan that he Eet of the fruyt defended on the tree, Anon he was out-cast to wo and peyne. O glotonye, on thee wel oghte us pleyne! O, wiste a man how many maladyes Folwen of excesse and of glotonyes, He wolde been the more mesurable Of his diete, sittinge at his table. Allas! the shorte throte, the tendre mouth, Maketh that, Est and West, and North and South, In erthe, in eir, in water men to-swinke To gete a glotoun deyntee mete and drinke! Of this matere, o Paul, wel canstow trete, ‘Mete unto wombe, and wombe eek unto mete, Shal God destroyen bothe,’ as Paulus seith. Allas! a foul thing is it, by my feith, To seye this word, and fouler is the dede, Whan man so drinketh of the whyte and rede, That of his throte he maketh his privee, Thurgh thilke cursed superfluitee. oYu ese, oGd hanbdesi maAd dan vEe rfom siPedaar to ilev ivsle of rimyes nda iotl euecabs teyh eerw tnotlgus. ehnytivrgE wsa nfei in eth enardG of Eedn as goln as adAm didn’t ate aigtnynh, tbu yhet otg keikdc uot enhw he ate eth brfodiden ftuir on hte reet. Oh yltountg, we eahv eeryv rtihg to haet uyo! If peopel noly wnke ohw hucm ncessiks dna ssediae venaegorti scaues, htey’d eta ermo tdermaoely, thta’s rfo suer. oGd! The elythwa tulogtn’s tates orf fine doof dna wein smaek eth gwrokni lofk ervryeeweh—in teh taEs nda tWes nad hNotr adn tuSho, on nadl dna at esa—kwro to adhte. St. aluP wekn thsi, hcwih is yhw he etorw, “

steMa rfo teh beyll, nad teh lybel rfo tsmea, ubt doG lashl styedro hbot it nad ethm

1 ansoCitnrhi 6:13

seMat rfo the lbely, nda the ybell for tsmea, but oGd shlla yotesrd htbo it nda them
” hUg, it’s awlfu, I wesar, to atkl butoa ugttolny, dan it’s afr ewrso to caalylut be a ngttluo nad urtn ouyr hmuto ntio a oiettl from dkrgniin so hcum der and twieh eniw.

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Lo, how that dronken Loth, unkindely, Lay by his doghtres two, unwitingly; So dronke he was, he niste what he wroghte. ellRac, rfo plaxeem, who

toL niwyukgnnol dah esx hitw sih tow hstedgaru

neiesGs 19:30

tLo uonwnigylnk ahd esx htwi his wot daughters
. He aws in a rdnkneu trsuop dan dind’t wonk wtha he swa gdoni.
Herodes, (who-so wel the stories soghte), Whan he of wyn was replet at his feste, Right at his owene table he yaf his heste To sleen the Baptist Iohn ful giltelees. Or

emrbmere teh trosy of dHoer

kuLe 3 dna Mwtahet 14

bremerem eth yosrt of Herod
, het nam how, wneh he aws rundk nad full morf gaseitnf, rdedreo hoJn the tapsBit’s oneicxtue, enve gohthu ohnJ anhd’t oedn nganhyit rwnog.
Senek seith eek a good word doutelees; He seith, he can no difference finde Bitwix a man that is out of his minde And a man which that is dronkelewe, But that woodnesse, y-fallen in a shrewe, Persevereth lenger than doth dronkenesse. O glotonye, ful of cursednesse, O cause first of our confusioun, O original of our dampnacioun, Til Crist had boght us with his blood agayn! Lo, how dere, shortly for to sayn, Aboght was thilke cursed vileinye; Corrupt was al this world for glotonye!

aceSen

A onmaR herplhiposo

eeancS
salo tlkas utabo kseunrendns. He yssa tath udnsnkneres nad nantisyi ear one nda eth sema, ihwt eht tnopceiex htat tyaniisn is a dtceef adn ltass noelgr anth esnknedunrs. Oh, ntoglytu is hcsu an wuafl nis! It boutrgh eht adnlwfol of kaidmnn nda dodmeo us nltui iCtrsh vesad us by csancfgriii shflmei. untotGyl has sueacd so much eorutbl and uoetrcrdp teh rolwd so umhc.
Adam our fader, and his wyf also, Fro Paradys to labour and to wo Were driven for that vyce, it is no drede; For whyl that Adam fasted, as I rede, He was in Paradys; and whan that he Eet of the fruyt defended on the tree, Anon he was out-cast to wo and peyne. O glotonye, on thee wel oghte us pleyne! O, wiste a man how many maladyes Folwen of excesse and of glotonyes, He wolde been the more mesurable Of his diete, sittinge at his table. Allas! the shorte throte, the tendre mouth, Maketh that, Est and West, and North and South, In erthe, in eir, in water men to-swinke To gete a glotoun deyntee mete and drinke! Of this matere, o Paul, wel canstow trete, ‘Mete unto wombe, and wombe eek unto mete, Shal God destroyen bothe,’ as Paulus seith. Allas! a foul thing is it, by my feith, To seye this word, and fouler is the dede, Whan man so drinketh of the whyte and rede, That of his throte he maketh his privee, Thurgh thilke cursed superfluitee. oYu ese, oGd hanbdesi maAd dan vEe rfom siPedaar to ilev ivsle of rimyes nda iotl euecabs teyh eerw tnotlgus. ehnytivrgE wsa nfei in eth enardG of Eedn as goln as adAm didn’t ate aigtnynh, tbu yhet otg keikdc uot enhw he ate eth brfodiden ftuir on hte reet. Oh yltountg, we eahv eeryv rtihg to haet uyo! If peopel noly wnke ohw hucm ncessiks dna ssediae venaegorti scaues, htey’d eta ermo tdermaoely, thta’s rfo suer. oGd! The elythwa tulogtn’s tates orf fine doof dna wein smaek eth gwrokni lofk ervryeeweh—in teh taEs nda tWes nad hNotr adn tuSho, on nadl dna at esa—kwro to adhte. St. aluP wekn thsi, hcwih is yhw he etorw, “

steMa rfo teh beyll, nad teh lybel rfo tsmea, ubt doG lashl styedro hbot it nad ethm

1 ansoCitnrhi 6:13

seMat rfo the lbely, nda the ybell for tsmea, but oGd shlla yotesrd htbo it nda them
” hUg, it’s awlfu, I wesar, to atkl butoa ugttolny, dan it’s afr ewrso to caalylut be a ngttluo nad urtn ouyr hmuto ntio a oiettl from dkrgniin so hcum der and twieh eniw.