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Saint Abdon and Saint Ceman tway brethren were
Lives of SS. Abdon and Ceman in the South English Legendary — couplets
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: Abdon and Ceman, saints, lives of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 239-240
First Lines:
Seint abdon & seint ceman twey breþerin were
In þe lond of cordulis & weren kingus þere…
Last Lines:
…þat we mote so libbe here in world þisse
þat we moot alle come in to heuen riche blisse
Attributed Title: Seint abdon and ceint cemen twey holy Marteris (f. 239)
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: 416-19.