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And since something is sad here
The Life of St Paul, in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary
Subjects: Paul, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 9-20v
First Lines:
Ande sene sum thinge is sad here
of paule þat was peteris fere…
Last Lines:
…& helpyne to all warldly man
in hewyry tyme say we amen
Attributed Title: Paulus (RT, 9v-15, 18); nero (RT, 15v-17v)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 1.15-31.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.29-62.