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DIMEV 6237
IMEV 3909.2
NIMEV 3909.2
What joy is in heaven what sorrow is in hell
Four monorhyming lines
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.12, pastedown (back cover)
Transcription:
What joy ys yn heyn what sorow ys yn hell
What fyre ys yn purgatory ther can no tong tell
Wen off thys m[…]ed[…] yt we dwell
Woo ys hym for last that wyl hys sowl sell