http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_duodecim_abusivis_saeculi

Irish, 8th century list of abuses, shared amongst all of Europe.

De duodecim condemns the following twelve abuses:

Abuse
the wise man without works
the old man without religion
the young man without obedience
the rich man without charity
the woman without modesty
the nobleman without virtue
the argumentative Christian
the proud pauper
the unjust king
the neglectful bishop
the community without order
the people without a law

egads: http://www.amazon.com/Two-%C3%86lfric-Texts-Translation-Anglo-Saxon/dp/1843843609
also: http://d.lib.rochester.edu/teams/text/forni-chaucerian-apocrypha-twelve-abuses

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