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Harkeneth hitherward beth still / I pray you though it be your will
Life of St. Marina — in couplets, ending with a six-line stanza, aabccb
Note: For a different version of this legend see 150.
Subjects: Marina, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line, six-line — aa, aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2253, ff. 64va-65vb
First Lines:
Herkeþ hideward ant beoþ stille
y preie ou ȝof hit be or wille…
Last Lines:
…þou haue merci of me
for loue of þine childe
Facsimiles:
Ker, Neil Ripley. “Introduction.” Facsimile of British Museum MS. Harley 2253. EETS o.s. 255 (1965).
Editions:
Böddeker, Karl. Altenglische Dichtungen des MS. Harl. 2253. Berlin: Weidmann, 1878: 256-63.
Bad Key: Horstmann1878: 171-3.
Fein, Susanna Greer, ed. The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript, Volume 2. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, 2009: Booklet 5, no. 32.