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NIMEV TM 167
Ante ffinem termini
The song of the schoolboy at Christmas — seven Latin and English couplets
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992) TM 167.
Subjects: Christmastide; schoolboys
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 1584, f. 33
First Lines:
Ante ffinem termini
Baculus portamus
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.115.
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. The Babees Book, etc. EETS o.s. 32 (1868); rev. ed. Early English Meals and Manners London: Trübner, 1876; repr. 1973: rev. ed., 387.