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As a great doctor says till us
The Life of Placidas (St Eustace) in the Scottish Legendary — in couplets
Title(s): Scottish Legendary; The Life of Placidas
Subjects: Eustace, saint, life of; saints’ lives
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.2.6 and Gg.2.6A(c), ff. 217-227
First Lines:
as a gret doctore sais til ws
lat penance is rycht perolouse…
Last Lines:
…out of þis warld þat I wyne
but schame det & dedly syne
Attributed Title: plasedus (RT, 217-218v); eustace (RT, 219-227); Eustachius cum sociis (f. 217)
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. Barbours des schottischen Nationaldichters Legendensammlung. Heilbronn: Henninger, 1881: 2.12-26.
Metcalfe, William Musham, ed. Legends of the Saints, in the Scottish dialect of the fourteenth century…. 6 pts. in 3 vols. Scottish Text Society 13, 18, 23, 25, 35, 37. Edinburgh, London: Blackwood, 1896: 2.69-98.