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The fortieth day thereafterward that he arose from death to live
Four lines on the Ascension, linking Easter and Rogation in one MS of the South English Legendary
Subjects: Ascension, feast of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 19va1
Transcription:
ÞE fourtiþe day þer afturward þat he aros from deþ to lyue
He wende him forþ to heuene wiþ his woundes fyue
As hit falleþ an holy þorusday þat he gon to heuene stye
Ac furste holichurche halt þe feste of þe Letanye
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.