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DIMEV 2952
NIMEV 1789.55
Job in a dunghill lay
Charm to rid worms — four roughly-rhyming couplets
Note: Cf. 2951.
Subjects: charms; Job
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 58 [olimPhillipps 11077], f. 19v
Transcription:
Iob in a donghill laye
thre wormis did hem ffray
the one was whitte the therde was blacke the second was red
I bede a bonne to almyghti god that thes wormis mowght be dede
God & our lady grant hit be mowte
In the name of the father & of the Svnne & of the holye goste
& of the holy trynyte
iii persons & one god Amen a pone Charite
Note: Added to originally blank space between texts by a hand of the sixteenth century; four rough couplets.
Attributed Title: ffor wormis in Children (f. 19v)
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 247-8.