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DIMEV 1385
NIMEV 841.55
For that apple that Eve took
Eve’s fall and Mary’s redemption — two couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notes interlineated with Latin prose lines which they translate
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: Eve; Virgin Mary, praise of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 104v
Transcription:
Pro vetito pomo corruit omnis homo
ffor þat appel þat Eve tok
Al mankindde crist forsok
Virginis et merito iam regnabit homo
& þoru maries rithfulnesse
Nu we ben alle siker of blisse
Attributed Title: De Peccato (f. 101v)
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: 31.