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DIMEV 1842
He may…
Fragments of a play (?) or verse meditation (?) on the life of Christ
Subjects: dramatic writings; Christ, life of; fragments; meditations



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Beverly, East Yorkshire, Humberside County Record Office DDHE 30: Miscellaneous Documents Relating to Hedon — Gillyat Sumner Collections, ff. 2-2v
Transcription:
…he may…
…s gestis gla…
…es f ye…
Sythyn a…ye passe
…euer oft fro dede to lyfe rase
had herude [?heryde] hell
larks says ylkcann
as ye fyrst
[?2 letters, illegible]
…ll
…e had owr kynd tayn
…tyst in flaym Jurdayn
owtell
of heuy…
[illegible]
Note: Transcription based on Wyatt (1978).
Editions:
Wyatt, Diana. “Two Yorkshire fragments: perhaps dramatic?” Records of Early English Drama 3 (1978): 17-21: 18-19.