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Leech o the lazars lawfully I-lened
Christ the Physician — six alliterative lines in an English prose homily
Note: Contains other rhyming tags, e.g. 150, 157, 2726, 4838.
Title(s): Christ the Physician
Subjects: Christ, attributes of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — alliteration



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.10, f. 43ra
Transcription:
A leche oþ þe lasours lawfulliche y lenyd
A mayster of mynhedde to mercy y menyd
Ȝe a prince pesable of pes pertliche ypreuyd
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.450.
Grisdale, D. M. Three Middle English Sermons from the Worcester Chapter Manuscript F.10. Leeds Texts & Monographs 5. Kendal: T. Wilson, 1939: 28.
2.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.10, f. 43ra
Transcription:
Leche oþ þe lasours lawfulliche y lenyd
louers in lustlongyng be lithnes haþ ilerid
Mayster of mayndenhede to mercy e mend
men in mischif mornyng mekenes haþ ne menyd
Note: 4 allit. rhyming lines in an English prose homily; follows after prose following 3293.