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DIMEV 2117
IMEV 1273.5
NIMEV 1273.5
I am he that will not flee
English couplet translating ‘Ego sum illy quy non youlte fugere da mychi bacoulum par carytatye
Subjects: charity; mercy, works of; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 3042, f. 2v
Transcription:
I am he that wylnot sle
Gyfe me a stafe for charyte
Note: Followed by the Latin of which it is a translation; added by a fifteenth-century hand to a blank folio at the beginning of the volume.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.2.28, f. 24
Transcription:
I am he that wyl not flye
Gyue me a draffe ffor charytye
Note: Added to top margin; Robert Browne, scribe, f. 36.
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 64.