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Saint Firmin the bishop was of holy life
Life of St. Firmin in one MS of the South English Legendary — couplets
Title(s): South English Legendary
Subjects: saints’ lives; Firmin, saint, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 779 (SC 2567), ff. 201v-202v
First Lines:
Seint firmin þe bisschop was of holy lyf
swyþe moche he hated velenye & stryf…
Last Lines:
…nouȝ bff.idde we alle Ihesu crist for loue of seint firmin
Þat he vs chelde fram senne & saue vs fram helle pin
Attributed Title: Seint firmin þe bysschop (f. 201v)
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: 348-51.