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IMEV 3845.3
NIMEV 3845.3
Upon the hills tops waking
Metrical history of Birth and Life of Christ, one portion — short couplets
Note: For other sections, see 3805, 2646.
Subjects: Christ, life of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 39996 [olim Phillipps 9803], ff. 1-23v
First Lines:
Vppon þe hilles coppe wakinge
Aȝeyn þe tyme þe sterre schold springe…
Last Lines:
…Wiþ his disciples he lenged stille
Al þe whyle þat was his wille
Editions:
Stine, Shirley Packard, ed. “The Metrical Life of Christ: Edited from MS BM Additional 39996.” Diss. University of Pennsylvania, 1962 [DA 23.1010].