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This time man hath overcome the fiend and robbed hell
How man is made God’s Brother — six long lines
Subjects: Christ, triumph of; Christ, Incarnation of



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, ff. 138v-139
Transcription:
Þis time man haþ ouercome
Þe fend and Robbed helle
Loke þat on his seruise
Lenger þat þou ne dwelle
Þis time man is made kniȝth
And shuppare ouer alle þinge
Loke on non erlich þinge
Þou sette þyn endinge
ffor now is erlich man bicome
Godds owene broþer
Loke man on none wyse
Þou chaunge for non oþer
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 227; rev. ed. 25.