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As I on hilly halkes lodged me late
Story of Joseph and Aseneth — 933 lines in rhyme royal stanzas and a Prologue of eight 4-line stanzas
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 195; cf. 27, considered as Epilogue.
Subjects: Joseph and Aseneth, story of; paraphrases; scripture texts, paraphrases
Versification: — seven-line, four-line — ababbcc, abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library EL 26.A.13 [olim Bridgewater], ff. 116-126v
First Lines:
As I on hilly halkes logged me late
Biside ny of a ladi sone was I war…
Last Lines:
…Þus endeth the storie of asneth to your remembrance
My rude translacion I pray you tak hit with plesance
Note: With a prologue of 4 x 8; text after prologue begins, ‘Pharao the famus kyng of egipt land a bout…’ (f. 116).
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “The Storie of Aseneth.” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 9 (1910): 224-64: 226-64.
Peck, Russell A., ed. Heroic Women from the Old Testament in Middle English Verse. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1991.