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All blithe might they be / that follies blithely will flee
‘A Disputisoun by-twene a Cristenmon and a Iew’ — twelve-line stanzas
Title(s): ‘A Disputisoun by-twene a cristenmon and a Iew’
Subjects: debates; dialogues; Jews
Versification: — twelve-line — aabccbddbeeb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 301vc-302rc
First Lines:
Alle Blithe mote þei be
Þat folyes bleþeliche wole fle…
Last Lines:
…Þus to vre God he hym kneuȝ
And ȝeply him ȝolde
Attributed Title: A Disputisoun by twene a cristene mon And A Iew (f. 301vc)
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Sammlung altenglischer Legenden. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1878: 204-8.
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 2. EETS o.s. 117 (1901; repr. 1973): 484-93.
Conlee, John W., ed. Middle English Debate Poetry: A Critical Anthology. East Lansing, MI: Colleagues Press, 1991: 179-91.