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Of Holy Mass in the secre
Lives of SS. Cosmas and Damian, in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Cosmas and Damian, saints, lives of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 298-332
First Lines:
[o]f holy messe in þe secre
syndry sanctis set we se…
Last Lines:
…als verraly helpe þai ws to twyne
fra hyne but det & dedly syn
Attributed Title: cosme & damyane (RT)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.116-21.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.293-303.