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IMEV 4273.3
NIMEV 4273.3
Yore it was I-settled through wise and erendrake [Ȝare hit was isuteled þurh wise and erndrake]
A ‘text’ in a Worcestershire sermon on the Incarnation — two couplets
Subjects: sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library Q.29, f. 130vb
Transcription:
ȝare hit was isuteled þurh wise and erndrake
Þet god wold mon bicumen al for ure sake
ny[?] it is soþed to dei he is iboren
If iboren [ ] þis worlde were forlore
Note: 2 x 2 in a Latin sermon on incarnation, written as prose and followed by more English prose.
Editions:
Stanley, Eric Gerald. “An Inedited Nativity Sermon from Worcester.” English and Germanic Studies 7 (1961): 53-79: 61.