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Polemius was a noble man in Alexandria I-bore
Lives of Saints Crysanthus and Daria, in one MS of the South English Legendary
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Crysanthus and Daria, saints, lives of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 192-195
First Lines:
Polimus was a nob[l]e man in alisaundre I bore
knyȝt he was & gret lord so ic may telle ȝou fore…
Last Lines:
…& bring vs to þe ioye þat lesteþ euer more
þer þat þis twey marterus beþ þat wit pyne abouȝt so sore
Attributed Title: Seint crissaunt and darrie (f. 192)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Des Ms. Bodl. 779 jüngere Zusatzlegenden zur südlichen Legendensammlung.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 82 (1889): 307-422: 336-43.