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DIMEV 2289.4
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…ness an buxomness
On Christ’s life — three monorhyming lines in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook introduced ‘Nota quod via Christi vel vita fuit
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: Christ, life of
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 166v
Transcription:
[…]nesse an buxumnesse
[…]uerte & sarpnesse
[…]nesse & hardnesse
Note: MS damaged.
Attributed Title: De Via Christi (f. 166v)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 64.