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IMEV 703.3
Earth my body I give to thee
Epitaph offering body to earth, soule to Jesus — one couplet
Subjects: epitaphs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Great Ormsby, Norfolk brass tomb, A. D. 1440
Transcription:
Erth my bodye I giue to the
On my sowle Iesu haue pite
Editions:
Ravenshaw, Thomas Fitz-Arthur Torin. Ancient Epitaphes from A.D. 1250 to A.D. 1800. London: Masters, 1878: 10.