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DIMEV 5459.1
IMEV 3458.5
NIMEV 3458.5
The second is compunction / That some men calls contrition
A long didactic poem emanating from Bridlington, divided into between 90 and 100 chapters
Subjects: didactic verse; treatises, devotional



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Vitellius F.XIII, ff. 2-65
First Lines:
…may haue…
…are thingez þat it may craue…
…ond is compunction…
…some men callis contricion
…thirde is schryft þat shewis his syn…
Last Lines:
…fully to lerned and lewid
…frute was his passion
…for our redem…
…of þis tre…
Note: Text has been badly damaged by fire. On f. 65v is a list of the chapters in Latin. The first lines of Chap. I are missing.