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IMEV 2248
NIMEV 2248
My hope maiden I ask and crave
Six couplets spoken by Anima, the Virgin Mary, Filius, Pater, translating six Latin lines with medial rime, ‘O spes in morte’ etc.
Note: For other versions see 3021 and 3936.
Subjects: dialogues, death and man; Virgin Mary, as speaker in debate; death
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 66vb
Editions:
Heffernan, Thomas J. “The Virgin as an Aid to Salvation in Some Fifteenth-Century English and Latin Verses.” Medium Ævum 52 (1983): 229-38: 234-5.