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All that will a while here dwell / Harkeneth
‘The Lyfe of St. Alexes’ — in couplets
Title(s): ‘The Lyfe of St. Alexes’
Subjects: Alexis, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Titus A.XXVI, ff. 145-153
First Lines:
[A]lle þe wille a whylw here dwelle
Herkynnythe and I woll yowe tell…
Last Lines:
…Praye we all þt yt soo bee
Amen Amen ffor charyte
Note: Initial ‘A’ of ‘Alle’ is omitted in the text (f. 145).
Attributed Title: The life of St Alexander (f. 145)
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Adam Davy’s 5 Dreams about Edward II, etc. from Bodleian Laud Misc. 622. EETS o.s. 69 (1878; repr. 1973): 20-79.
Horstmann, Carl. “Alexiuslieder.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 59 (1878): 71-106: 96-101.