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DIMEV 148
NIMEV 87.61
A prince is clad in clothes of dule
On the crucifixion — one quatrain in a Good Friday sermon
Subjects: Christ, sufferings of; sermons, verse in; Crucifixion
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 859 (SC 2722), f. 318v
Transcription:
A prince is clad in cloþȝ of dul
for þe deiinge of hijs make
þer nys no tonge þat ay telle
wat wo he suffrid for hur sake
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 58.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 859 (SC 2722), f. 318v
Transcription:
A prince is clad in cloþȝ of del
for þe deþ of hijs make
þer nys no tonge þat ay telle
wat wo he suffrid for her sake
Note: Second occurrence, copied in the margin, with variants.