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Cometh near ye folks tempted in dreeness
The five wounds of Christ — fifteen stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): William Billyng
Subjects: Christ, wounds of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, W. Yates, Manchester sold 1893 (present location unknown), art. 2
First Lines:
Cometh nere ye folkes temtyd in dreynes…
Editions:
Bateman, William. Billyng’s Five Wounds of Christ. Manchester: Dean, 1814.
Axon, William Edward Armytage. “The Symbolism of the ‘Five Wounds of Christ’.” Transactions of the Lancashire and Chesire Antiquarian Society 10 (1892): 67-77: 71-4.