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As thou Lord diddest stop and stay
‘A charm agaynst thy enemyes’ — eleven couplets
Title(s): ‘A charm agaynst thy enemyes’
Subjects: charms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 1378, Parts II, III (SC 7798), pp. 61-62
First Lines:
As þou lord dyddest stope and staye
for thy chosen peopell the Red sea …
Last Lines:
…lord messyas
grante me this
Note: At end, ‘then saye / Dismas et gismas / medioque devine / potestas / Summa petit dismas / Infelix ad Infima / Gismas / nos et Res nostras / Salvet Deuina / potestas / finis’ (p. 62).
Attributed Title: Agaynst thy Enemyes (p. 61)
Editions:
Black, William Henry. Catalogi Codicum Manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae…Pars X, A…Catalogue of the Manuscripts bequeathed…by Elias Ashmole. Oxford: Clarendon, 1845: 1063.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 125.