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IMEV 877
NIMEV 877
From heaven in to earth God greeting he send
Fragmentary poem on the Annunciation — eighteen lines in triplets, corrupt in middle
Subjects: Annunciation; Virgin Mary, Annunciation to
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Jesus College 29, Part II, ff. 188v; 181
First Lines:
From heouene in to eorþe god gretynge he sende
Bi on Archaungle þat to Marye wende…
Last Lines:
…Mones imone on me ne may nomon fynde
of dred wes þat mayde (f.188v)
…of þine swete wordes ich am swiþe gled
Ich am godes wenche ful wel ich habbe i sped…
…þat for his swete moder luue þat feyr is and hende
Bringe vs to þe blisse þat lesteþ buten ende
Note: Eleven lines on f. 188v and seven lines on f. 181.
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. An Old English Miscellany: A Bestiary, Kentish Sermons, Proverbs of Alfred and Religious Poems of the Thirteenth Century. EETS o.s. 49 (1872); repr. 1988: 100.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 44-5; 172-3.