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DIMEV 1233
IMEV 747
NIMEV 747
Evil men God they seeken [Vuele men goid þe siechen]
On the need of evil men to seek God, as other needy men seek their remedies, translating ‘Viri mali requirunt dominum…’ — five couplets
Subjects: penance; God, mercy of; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), f. 33v
First Lines:
Yuele men goid þe siechen
So deit þe seke þene leche
so prisun of ransum to speken
& so pilegrim gredi after mete…
Last Lines:
…Of herþe liche þinc is lutel pris
annenint þe blisse off heuene iþis
Note: Written two verse lines per line in MS.