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DIMEV 2503.5
In frosome[?] flood
Stained glass inscription — two six-line verses
Subjects: inscriptions, in glass; sloth; hell
Versification: — six-line — aabccb aabccb



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Liverpool, Walker Gallery. Stained glass panel; provenance unknown; probably early sixteenth century.
Transcription:
In frosome flode
Thus we are stode
To the navyll
Once envyous
Now dolorous
We greve in hell.

Thus we are drawne
Dogged and gnawne
With serpentes fell
For slouthefulnes
To loathsomnes
In pit of hell
Editions:
Hebgin-Barnes, Penny. The medieval stained glass of Lancashire. Oxford; New York: Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2009: 156-8.