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DIMEV 3108
NIMEV 1875.55
Listeneth awhile and think ye not long
Verse sermon on Psalm 23:3-4 — 33 stanzas (abab)
Subjects: sermons; scripture texts, Engl. trans. of; psalms, penitential
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], ff. 54-56
First Lines:
Lystenythe a while and thenke ye nott longe
Turne to that lorde as the prophete can saye…
Last Lines:
…And to that blysse he shall vs bende
In heuene that neuyre shall haue ende
Note: Preceded by beginning of psalm, ‘Quis ascendit in montem domini ant quis in loco sancto eius / Innocens manibus et mundo corde’.
Facsimiles:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.