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DIMEV 3718
IMEV 2300.8
NIMEV 2300.8
Now Barbara the spouse of Christ
Colophon to Middle English prose life of St. Barbara — four monorhyming lines
Subjects: colophons; Barbara, saint, life of
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iv.4, f. 76
Transcription:
Now Barbara the Spouse of criste that moche art of myght
ffor the loue of thi Spouse that loved the of right
Saue vs from all Soden chaunces be day and be nyght
So that after this wreched lyfe we may come to endles li[ght]
Note: End of last line cropped off.