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Saint Damas the pope was I-bore in Spain
Life of Pope Damas in one MS of the South English Legendary — couplets
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: saints’ lives; Damas, pope, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 235-235v
First Lines:
Seint damas þe pope was I bore in spayne
þe whil he was a ȝong child he liste nouȝt to playne…
Last Lines:
…nowe prey we to Ihesu crist þat is so fre & hende
Whan we partiþ of þis world let vs to oure soules to heuene wende
Attributed Title: Seint damas þe pope (f. 235)
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: 407-8.