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Iste puer is a prince that is peerless
Christ’s singularity — four monorhyming lines in a Latin Sermo in natali domini
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Christ, uniqueness of
Versification: — four-line — aaaa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 166v
Transcription:
Iste puer is a prynce þat is perles
he is a mayster þat is makeles
he is a lord þat is lacles
he is wit þat is wemles
Note: Last two lines of earlier entry now 5585.
Editions:
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 15.