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Saint Matthew says in our gospel
Gospel for the Second Sunday in Lent in the Northern Homily Cycle
Note: For the version in the ‘expanded’ Cycle see 648.
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle
Subjects: sermon texts, Gospel
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 79v-82v
First Lines:
Saynte mathewe sais im oure gospell
þat ihesus ȝode als awntir fell…
Last Lines:
…þarebi a tale now will i telle
If ȝe will here awhile dwelle
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], ff. 183va-184ra
First Lines:
Seint Matheu seiþ in vre gospel
Þat Ihesu eode as Aunter fel…
Last Lines:
…And beo þis tale may we wel ken
How flesches lust gyleþ wyse men
Attributed Title: Egressus Ihesu secessit impertes tyri & sidonis (f. 183va)
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 125-130
First Lines:
SEynt Matheu seys in oure godspelle
Þat ihesu went als auenture felle…
Last Lines:
…ffor alle by þis tale may we kenne
Howe lust makes foles of wyse men
Attributed Title: Dominica iia quadragesime secundum Mathium (p. 125)
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 102v-105
First Lines:
SEynt matthew seyth in oure Gospel
Þat ihesu ȝede as aunter fel…
Last Lines:
…& be þis tale may we wel kenne
how fleschli lust marrith wise menne
Attributed Title: Dominica 2a quadragesime Euangelium secundum Matheum (f. 102v)
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.5.31, f. 72v
First Lines:
Saint Mathew says in oure gospell
Þat ihesu wende als aunter fell…
Last Lines:
…And þis woman comm þan hym to
And lauted hym als hyr aghte to do…
Note: Lines 1-18 only.
Attributed Title: Dominica secunda quadragesime Secundum lucam (f. 70v)
6.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 64-67
First Lines:
Saint mathew sais in our gospell
That ihesus ȝude als aunter fell…
Last Lines:
…How luste mas foules wysemen
And by þis tall may ȝe well kene
7.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 260, f. 27va
8.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 53-56
First Lines:
Saynte mathew says in oure gospell
þat Ihesu ȝode als aunter fell…
Last Lines:
…& by þis tale may men kene
how lust mase folys vnwysmen
Attributed Title: Dominica iia quadragesime Secundum Matheum (f. 53)
9.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 73-76
First Lines:
Seint mathew seith in oure gospell
Þat ihesu ȝede as a tyme fell…
Last Lines:
…Þat may ȝe se by an hermyte
þat for lykynge lefft his habyte
Attributed Title: Dominica secunda quadragesime (f. 73)