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DIMEV 1961
IMEV 1196
NIMEV 1196
Here commences a book of swevening / That men metteth in sleeping
The Interpretation of Dreams — in couplets
Title(s): The Interpretation of Dreams
Subjects: dreams, interpretation of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2253, ff. 119ra-121ra
First Lines:
Her commensez a bok of sweuenyng
þat men metteþ in slepyng…
Last Lines:
…he vs wyte & warde bo
ant euer shilde vs from vr fo
Facsimiles:
Ker, Neil Ripley. “Introduction.” Facsimile of British Museum MS. Harley 2253. EETS o.s. 255 (1965).
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.261-8.
Förster, Max. “Beiträge zur mittelalterlichen Volkskunde, V.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 127 (1911): 31-84: 36-46.
Fein, Susanna Greer, ed. The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript, Volume 2. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, 2009: Booklet 6, no. 85.