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DIMEV 1470
From the bed to the floor
Sin leads on to death — five English lines in a copy of the Summar predicantium
Note: Follows 6439.
Subjects: death; sin, consequences of
Versification: — five-line — abbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Oriel College 10, f. 126
First Lines:
For þe bedde to þe floor
And for þe putt to þe peyne
Þat neuer shal ende in certayn…
Last Lines:
…For al þe world to wyne
Þay woolde not do a deedly synne
Editions:
Fletcher, Alan J. “A Death Lyric from the Summa predicantium, MS Oriel College 10.” Notes and Queries n.s. 24 [222] (1977): 11-12: 12.