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He that is the great profound sapience
The Hours of the Cross — 5 stanzas, mainly in rhyme royal
Subjects: Cross, hours of
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 4120, ff. 50-53v
First Lines:
He that ys the great profounde sapience
And dyuyne truethe of the father on hye…
Last Lines:
…Great merueylous thynges to beholde and heare
And yet a kynght perced hys hert wiht a speare