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Harkeneth all the mild speech / That Matthew here will us teach
Gospel ‘In festo Sancti Stephani’, in ‘expanded’ Northern Homily Cycle
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: Stephen, saint; sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 217vc-218vb
First Lines:
Herkneþ alle þe Mylde speche
Þat Matheu here wol vs teche…
Last Lines:
…To þat blisse he us bringe
þat is kyng of alle kynge. Amen.
Attributed Title: Dicebat Ihesu turbis (f. 217vc)
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Proprium Sanctorum, Zusatz-Homilien des Ms. Vernon fol. CCXV zur nördlichen Sammlung der Domicalia evangelia.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 81 (1888): 83-114, 300-21: 93.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon], ff. 21va-22rb
First Lines:
HErkeneþ alle þe milde speche
þat Matheu here wol vs teche…
Last Lines:
…To þat blys he vs brynge
Þat is kyng of alle þinge. Amen
Attributed Title: Dicebat Ihesu turbis (f. 21va)
Facsimiles:
Digital Facsimile of British Library MS Add. 22283 (‘Simeon’). 2014; http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.aspx?ref=Add_MS_22283.