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DIMEV 279
NIMEV 151.11
Alas here is I-fall a rueful case
Lament in a Latin sermon — two couplets
Subjects: sermons, verse in; sinner, lament of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 85
Transcription:
Alas her is ifalle a reuful cas
a poynt was by lokyn in a compas
þe poynt þat was ȝar in biloken
al þe compas haȝ tobroken
Editions:
Erb, Peter C. “Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib. Ii.III.8.” Mediaeval Studies 33 (1971): 63-84: 78.