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DIMEV 1154
NIMEV 693.55
Dread of this grisly lion
Fears causing penitence, in an exemplum at the end of a Latin sermon on penitence — two couplets
Subjects: sermons, verse in; penitence
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 61v
Transcription:
dred of þis gryslich lyon
& gyle of þys felle dragoun
& peryl of þis se
maketȝ me crie mercy
Note: Translating ‘Sors maris ira fere / dolor anguis agunt miserere’, which precedes it.
Editions:
Erb, Peter C. “Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib. Ii.III.8.” Mediaeval Studies 33 (1971): 63-84: 80.