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In place as man may see / When a child to school shall set be
An ABC poem on the Passion — in 6-line stanzas
Note: For other MSS see 2494.
Subjects: alphabetic poems; Passion, meditations on; Christ, Passion of; envoys
Versification: — six-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 3954, f. 87
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.63-4 (extract).
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 244-50; rev. ed. 271-8.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, ff. 122va-123vb
First Lines:
Lich as man may se
Wan child to skole set be
A boke him is i brouth…
Last Lines:
…& ȝeft his bodi in forme of bred
Þat sal us alle borwe
Note: 1 stanzas in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook plus three line envoy.
Attributed Title: De Passione (f. 122v)
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: 42-8.