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DIMEV 591
NIMEV 340.55
As Holy Writ witness and tell
Three things that will never be completely filled, within Henry Daniel’s Liber Uricrisiarum or Dome of Urines, in Book II, chapter 7 — five couplets
Subjects: hell; women, against; women, against
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 505 [olim Phillipps 10603], f. 75v
First Lines:
As holy wrytt wytnesse and telle
There thingis shull neuer ben full felle
Helle is the ferste yl woman þe mydde
Couetowse man that is þe therde…
Last Lines:
…Sely is he that this evill fleen
For the peyne of hell shall he not sene
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 239.