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Some time was there a man of state
The Revelations of Methodius — 122 8-line stanzas
Subjects: Methodius, saint; saints’ lives
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Stowe 953, ff. 1-19
First Lines:
Sum tyme was there a man of state
That was clepyd methodius…
Last Lines:
…& he ys cryste curtes & kende
with grace he glad vs with all goode
Note: Ends “amen” (f. 19).
Editions:
D’Evelyn, Charlotte. “The Middle English Metrical Version of the ‘Revelations’ of Methodius; with a study of the influence of Methodius in Middle-English writings.” PMLA 23 (1908): 135-203: 156-82.