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NIMEV 3642.77
This soul I challenge for to win / That I know is full of sin
Debate of a devil with angel, the Virgin Mary, Christ and God over the soul of a dying man — eight couplets
Subjects: devil; Virgin Mary, aid to salvation; debates, between angels and devils; Christ, grace of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Faustina B.VI, Part II, f. 2
First Lines:
Þis saule I chalange for to wyne
Þat I knaw is ful of syne…
Last Lines:
Sone als þou biddes it sall be
Na thinge will I deny þe
Editions:
Heffernan, Thomas J. “The Virgin as an Aid to Salvation in Some Fifteenth-Century English and Latin Verses.” Medium Ævum 52 (1983): 229-38: 235.