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DIMEV 4965
NIMEV 3173.77
Some men offered him boists of rich spicery
Generalizations about men’s activities, perhaps at a fair, in a Latin sermon — three couplets
Subjects: feasts; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 84v
First Lines:
some men offrenden hym boistes of riche spicerie
some men maden hem bysi a boute here marchandie…
Last Lines:
…some men harpeden & maden a do
some men daunceden and songen þar to
Note: Formerly foliated 85v.
Editions:
Erb, Peter C. “Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib. Ii.III.8.” Mediaeval Studies 33 (1971): 63-84: 71-2.