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Go thy way and melt to nought
An English translation of one stanza (Discede, Christus hic est…) from Prudentius’s hymn O tortuose serpens in a version of William Flete’s De remediis — one quatrain
Author(s): Prudentius
Subjects: translations; Christ, work of
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2409
Transcription:
Go þi way and melt to noȝt
Crist es with vs þat has vs boȝt
þou wickid fende withoutyn light
Crist cross þe dampnys al þi myght
Editions:
Hackett, Benedict, Eric Colledge, and Noel Chadwick. “William Flete’s ‘De Remediis contra Temptaciones’ in its Latin and English Recensions: The Growth of a Text.” Mediaeval Studies 26 (1964): 210-30: 222.