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DIMEV 679
As the nightingale in the thorn
Comparisons with birds interspersed in a Latin prose sermon on Corinthians 6 — three couplets
Subjects: sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, ff. 184ra-184va
Transcription:
as þe nyȝthyngale in þe þorne
as þe turtyl in þe morne
as þe cok a gayn þe day
as þe þrowstyl in þe may
as þe crowe in hys flyȝth
as þe oule in þe nyȝth
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Preachers, Poets and the English Lyric. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1986: 90.