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He which eateth of this bread
One couplet translating ‘Qui manducat hunc panem uiuit in eternum’ (John 6.58)
Subjects: scripture texts, Engl. trans. of; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 3760, Part 2, f. 274v
Transcription:
he whyche etyth of thys brede
shal euer lyue & neuer be dede
Note: Marginal annotation. Written as prose.
2.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 317, f. 18
Transcription:
Who so etyth this brede
he schal lyve and neuere be dede
Editions:
Colker, Marvin L., ed. Trinity College Library, Dublin: Descriptive catalogue of the Mediaeval and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts. Aldershot, Hants.: Scolar Press, 1991: 1.639.