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DIMEV 5751
NIMEV 3641.55
This sinful man said in his thought
Speeches by demons and angels at the death-bed of a tyrant — eight couplets scattered in a Latin prose sermon
Note: A variant version from those in 4525, 5688, and 5752.
Subjects: debates, between angels and devils; devil; sermons, verse in; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 423, pp. 283-284
First Lines:
This synfull man saide yn his thoȝt
his synne was lititill and God he dred noȝt…
Last Lines:
…Lorde of thi mercy euery man goode hope most haue
In þi wynges lorde are mony mercies when þey will craue
Note: In ‘13 Sermones’ (beg. p. 159), in the sermon on ‘Ambulare’ (beg. p. 275).