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Matthew had made a great gestening
Mathew’s Feast (Matt. IX. 10) — a single couplet
Subjects: hospitality, to Christ
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 183v2
Transcription:
Matheu hat mad a gret gestenyg
to Ihesu at home in his whonyyg
Note: Written in verse lines though inserted into Latin prose text.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 241 (orig. ed.).