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He sent me fro above a overcomer mightiest
Carmen de Christo’ — four lines in a Latin homily
Title(s): Carmen de Christo
Subjects: sermons, verse in
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 166ra
Transcription:
He sent fro aboue a ouercumyer mythyest
he sent fro aboue a sethe stilest
he sent fro aboue a marchang or a byer rychest
he sent fro aboue and tothe me
Editions:
Coxe, Henry Octavius. Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque oxoniensibus…. Oxon: e Typographeo academico, 1852: 97.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. “Sermons and Miracle Plays.” Modern Language Notes 49 (1934): 394-96: 394.