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In Alexandria that great City / There was a man of much poustie
Life of St. Euphrosine in the Vernon Golden Legend — in short couplets
Title(s): Golden Legend
Subjects: Euphrosine, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 103rc-104vc
First Lines:
IN Alisaundre þat gret Citee
þer was a mon of muche pouste…
Last Lines:
…Wiþ him þerin for to leende
God graunte vs grace þat hit so be
AMEN AMEN for Charite
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Sammlung altenglischer Legenden. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1878: 174-82.
Horstmann, Carl. “Die Legende der Eufrosyne.” Englische Studien 1 (1877): 300-11: 304-11.