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DIMEV 5578
There is no man that ever has need
Advice of Christ to man — nine couplets
Note: Same ending as 2153
Subjects: Christ, address to humankind; death, power of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 91 [Robert Thornton MS], f. 176rb
First Lines:
There es no man þat euer hase nede
Ȝe schall hym charme & aske no mede
And here sall I lere it the
As þe Iewis wondide me…
Last Lines:
…Bot a waye mote þu wende
To þe erthe & þe stane
Note: Immediately follows ref 5800.