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NIMEV 1233.55
Holy water well I-made
Four things used in blessing a church, and a comment on how these things are lacking in the author’s time — two quatrains (aabb) in a sermon (by Bromyard?) de dedicatione ecclesie
Note: Stanzas separated by Latin prose; follows 171.
Subjects: churches, dedication of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, ff. 123vb-124rb
First Lines:
Holy water wel y-mad
Schyl song to mak men glad
Crossis ypentyd openly
and torches brennyng louely…
Last Lines:
…Owyr crossys byth y blecked
Ouyr torchys ben y fleckyd
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 63 (first quatrain only).