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DIMEV 4891
Sith it is on my breast
Message verse in an exemplum of a priest’s concubine whose breasts rot — one couplet
Subjects: exempla
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 655, f. 72
Transcription:
Sene hit is on my brest
that none so bittur loue is as of a prest
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 69.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 857 (SC ????), f. 105v
Transcription:
Sene hit is on my breste
þat non bytter loue is as of a pryste
Note: Written as prose.