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The text of Holy Writ men sayen
The Complaint of Man’s Flesh against Christ — twenty-seven 8-line stanzas (abababab)
Title(s): The Complaint of Man’s Flesh against Christ
Subjects: dialogues, Christ and man
Versification: — eight-line — abababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 102 (SC 1703), ff. 120-121v
First Lines:
The tixt of holy writ men sayn
Hit sleep but glose be among…
Last Lines:
…To ioye of heuene þat shal neuere slake
In to þat blisse god graunte vs wende
Note: Written as prose
Editions:
Kail, J., ed. Twenty-Six Political and Other Poems…from Bodleian MSS Digby 102 and Douce 322. EETS o.s. 124 (1904; repr. 1973): 89-95.