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DIMEV 2720
It is beginning of the days brightness
Three characteristics of dawn, which are compared with advent/birth of the Virgin Mary — three rhyming lines in a sermon
Subjects: sermons, verse in
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 244va
Transcription:
hyt ys be gynnyng of þe dayes bryȝthnesse
hyt ys lettyng of þe penys of wykkydnesse
& hyt ys lykyng & cause of gladnesse
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Preachers, Poets and the English Lyric. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1986: 122-3.