For Alfred seide a wis word, euch mon hit schulde legge on hord: "3ef thu isihst er he beo icume, his strencþe is him wel neh binume."
For to be yong I wald not, for my wis, Off all this warld to mak me lord and king: The more of age, the nerar hevynnis blis.Robert Henryson
Pansies for ladies all–(I wis That none who wear such brooches miss A jewel in the mirror).
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