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Said this untrue man himself for to shend
Dispute between demons and angels at the death-bed of a usurer — sixteen lines in couplets
Note: For other versions see 5688, 5750, and 5752.
Subjects: usury; devil; debates, between angels and devils
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 392, f. 268
First Lines:
Sayde þys vntrewe man hym self for to schende
My god schal y noth dred now at my last ende…
Last Lines:
…Euery man þat ys born yn to þys wordles wo
Schal truste yn þy mercy wyngys for now & euer mo
Editions:
Barnicle, Mary Elizabeth. “The ‘Exemplum’ of the Penitent Usurer.” PMLA 33 (1918): 409-28: 416-17.