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Man in heaven it is merry to dwell
The Joy of Heaven and how to win it, by Johannes Mydwyntyr — 75 long lines in couplets
Note: Cf. 3385.
Author(s): John Midwinter
Subjects: heaven, joys of; instruction, religious
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2383, ff. 25-29v
First Lines:
MAn in heuyn hyt ys mery to dwell
ffyrste the wey & seth the ioye y woll the tell…
Last Lines:
…Graunte vs to dwell in heuen in þat ioyfull place
Þat hyt so be amen amen for charyte
Editions:
Bowers, Robert Hood. “Middle English Poems by Mydwynter.” Modern Language Notes 64 (1949): 454-61: 455-9.