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Father and Son and Holy Ghost / Almighty God in Trinity
Dialogue between St. Bernard and the Virgin Mary — in 8-line stanzas
Note: For other versions see 3066 and 5020.
Subjects: dialogues; Virgin Mary, as speaker in debate; Bernard of Clairvaux, saint
Versification: — eight-line — abababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 175 (SC 14667), ff. 76rb-80rb
First Lines:
FAder & son and haly gast
All mighty god in trinite…
Last Lines:
…And fro þis ground when we sall go
þou hald vs fro þe payns of hell
Editions:
Fröhlich, Walter. De Lamentacione Sancte Marie: Eine englische Dichtung des 14 Jahrhunderts. Leipzig: Heinrich John, 1902: 63.
2.Source: London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII, f. 82
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 2.274-82.
3.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library Sion College Arc. L.40.2/E.25, ff. 39-47v
First Lines:
Fadir and son and halygaste
Alle myghty god in Trinite…
Last Lines:
…Why forsakes þou me why
Hider I come with þe rede of þe
Note: Corresponding to lines 1-413 only of London, British Library Cotton Tiberius E.VII.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 2.274-82.