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DIMEV 1955
Here begins a story
A fragment introducing the narracio of Solomon in one manuscript of the Northern Homily Cycle — four lines
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: Solomon; tales
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Selden Supra 52 (SC 3440), f. 195v
Transcription:
Heyr be gynys a story noȝte gad
Of salamon þat was full mad
ffor weuis gart hym god forsake
And tyll mawmentis wrschyp make
Note: Narration itself missing; a folio appears to be missing between 195v and 196, on which begins 65.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.42.