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NIMEV 1272.55
I am fell and mercy have none
Death’s warnings to man — three couplets separated by Latin prose in Sermones 13
Subjects: death; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 423, pp. 226-227
First Lines:
I am fell and mercy haue none
for euery man to deth shall gone…
Last Lines:
I am drede and that is skyll
for euery man is at my will
…Off thy lyfe be nott to bold
for I ne spare yong ner old
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 63.