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On early morning the daylight springeth
Four couplets on the Harrowing of Hell, paraphrasing the hymn Aurora lucis rutilat
Title(s): Aurora lucis rutilat
Subjects: Harrowing of Hell; paraphrases
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 248, f. 141va
First Lines:
An ernemorwe de day liȝt spryngeþ
þe Angles in heuene murþe syngeþ…
Last Lines:
…Helle dore he brak wiþ his fot
& out of pyne vs wreches he tok
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 53.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 56-7.