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IMEV 282.5
NIMEV 282.5
An angel she sent to him anon
The clerk blinded by the glory of the Virgin Mary — 200 lines in 12-line stanzas, ababababcdcd
Note: Cf. another version in Mirk’s Festial: Erbe (1905), 234.
Subjects: Virgin Mary, miracles of
Versification: — twelve-line — ababababcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 37vb-38vb
First Lines:
…[An an]gel sche sent to him anon
[He] gret þe clerk wiþ milde steuen…
Last Lines:
…Bring ous for þine ioies fiue
Into þe swete blis of heuen
Note: Portion of f. 37 cut away, with loss of beginings of lines in second column, verso.
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Altenglische Legenden: Neue Folge. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 499-502.
Boyd, Beverly May, ed. Middle English Miracles of the Virgin. New York: Columbia UP, 1955; San Marino, CA: Huntington Library, 1964: 24.