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Death is life
Paradoxes of faith — two short couplets with Latin prose comments to the right in John Grimestone’s sermon notes
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: paradoxes
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 91v
Transcription:
Deth is life
Pes his strif
Sorth is long
& feble is strong
Attributed Title: De Novis (f. 91v)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 28.