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DIMEV 6480
IMEV 4056.3
NIMEV 4056.3
When whole man is turned into half man
Warning that death comes fast, in a Latin sermon — two couplets
Subjects: death, approach of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 83v
Transcription:
Wanne holman
is turned in to halfman
þanne comeȝ deȝ faste
þan schal naut longe laste
Note: Formerly foliated as 84v; written as prose.
Editions:
Erb, Peter C. “Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib. Ii.III.8.” Mediaeval Studies 33 (1971): 63-84: 69.