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They that without law do sin
An extract of twenty-eight lines from the Pricke of Conscience (lines 6071-6113), occurring separately
Title(s): Pricke of Conscience
Subjects: sin; instruction, religious
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.285 (SC 12143), f. 39
First Lines:
þai þat withoutene lawe dos syne
Withoutene lawe sal perys þar in…
Last Lines:
…þe day of flaynge & grete affray
þe day of partyng fra god foray
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 1.129.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.55, f. 101v
First Lines:
Þay þat withouten lawe dos synne
Withoutyn lawe sal peris þ[erynne]
ffor at þat dedeful dome sothely
Sal al ilke aman hafe þat he is Wurthy…
Last Lines:
…Þe day of flayinge & grete affraye
þe day of parthynge fra god for ay
Note: quod Sonwyn (f. 92v, by original annotator).
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 1.129.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ff.5.40, ff. 97v-98
First Lines:
Þei þat wiþoute lawe don synne
withoute lawe schul persche þerynne…
Last Lines:
…The day of fleynge & gret affray
Þe day of partyng from god for ay
Note: Written two lines of verse per line of manuscript.