The English works of Wyclif hitherto unprinted.Edited by F. D. Matthew.
Wycliffe, John, d. 1384., Matthew, Frederic David, 1838-1918.

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Also worldly prestis ben anticristis disciplis, sekynge here owene worldly honour*. [hous X.] & wynnynge more þan goddis, & Page  172 helþe of mennys soulis; for þei traueilen faste aboute here owene worldly honour and lucre & ben wode ȝif ony man speke aȝenst hem, but of goddis worschipe & helþe of cristene soulis chargen þei ful litel; & þat semeþ wel bi here lif, studye & spekynge, for it is aboute worldly goodis & not aboute studie & techynge of holy writt; & ion þe euaungelist seiþ & seyn austyn declariþ þat þo men þat þus denyen ihū*. [1 John ii. 22.] ben anticristis, & settiþ ensaumple of forsworen men, of lechouris & coueitouse men & vsureris*. [usuris X.] & many moo; & seynt ysedore & ierom accorden þer-to.