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DIMEV 5579
There is no man worthy for to have the crown of life
A tag from St. Paul — one couplet written as prose in Dives and Pauper
Subjects: scripture texts, Engl. trans. of; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 19213. Diues & pauper, de Worde, 1496 , sig. d.2ra
Transcription:
Ther is noo man worthy for to haue the crowne of lyfe
but he withstande the fende in ghoostly stryfe
Editions:
Sheeran, Francis J. “Ten Verse Fragments in Dives and Pauper.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 76 (1975): 257-70: 259.