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Damsel rest well
Interludium de clerico et puella — in couplets
Note: Cf. 594.
Title(s): Interludium de clerico et puella
Subjects: dialogues; dramatic writings
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 23986, vellum roll, verso
First Lines:
Damishel reste wel
Sir welcum by Saynt Michel…
Last Lines:
…Þat þis ley as leyit me on
For aly wyman am I on
Note: Ends imperfectly, 84 lines.
Facsimiles:
Davis, Norman. “Introduction.” Non-Cycle Plays and Fragments and the Winchester Dialogues. Facsimiles of plays and fragments in various manuscripts and the Dialogues in Winchester College MS 33. Leeds Texts and Monographs. Medieval Drama Facsimiles 5. Leeds: University of Leeds School of English, 1979: 9-13.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.145-7.
Heuser, Wilhelm. “Die Katherinenhymne des Ricardus Spaldyng.” Angli 30 (1907): 523-48: 307-9.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever. The Medieval Stage. London: Oxford UP, 1948: 2.324.
McKnight, George Harley. Middle English Humorous Tales in Verse. Boston and London: Heath, 1913; repr. New York: Gordian, 1971: 21.
Cook, Albert Stanburrough. A Literary Middle English Reader. Boston and New York: Ginn, 1915: 476-8.
Dickins, Bruce, and Richard M. Wilson. Early Middle English Texts. Cambridge: at the University Press, 1951: 132-5.
Brandl, Alois Leonhard. Mittelenglische Sprach- und Literatureproben. 2nd ed. Berlin, 1917; repr. as Middle English Literature New York: Chelsea, 1949: 203.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin-Charlottenburg: E. Schütt, 1954: 304.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 486.
Bennett, Jack Arthur Walter, and G. V. Smithers, eds. Early Middle English Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1966: 197-200.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 50-3.