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Great ferly it is why men that fraisten
‘Of þo flode of þo world’ — 218 lines in couplets
Note: Cf. Pricke of Conscience (5398), line 1090.
Title(s): ‘Of þo flode of þo world’
Subjects: flood, Noah’s; Noah; Biblical history; tales, from Scripture
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 B.XVII, f. 101
First Lines:
Grete ferly hit is why me yt fraysten
Þo world so mykel þer inne traysten…
Last Lines:
…Þen here is noght ellis as men sees
But sere bysyness & vanytees
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 2.67-70.