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As we may by Saint Martin see / That was so full of charity
St Martin and the Naked Pilgrim, in the Northern Homily Cycle — in couplets
Title(s): Northern Homily Cycle ; St Martin and the Naked Pilgrim
Subjects: Martin, saint
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 42 (SC 6923), ff. 110v-112v
First Lines:
Als we maie be saynte martin se
þat was so full of charite…
Last Lines:
…þat we in heuene him finde maye
Amen i rede þat we all saye
Editions:
Thompson, Anne B., ed. The Northern Homily Cycle. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 2008.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 186rb-186rc
First Lines:
AS we may bi seint Martin se
Þat was so ful of Charite…
Last Lines:
…Þat we in heuene hym fynde May
And wiþ hym lyue euere in play. Amen.
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl. “Die Evangelien-Geschichten der Homiliensammlung des Ms. Vernon.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 57 (1877): 241-316: 275.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 8335 [olim Bute], pp. 177-180
First Lines:
Als we may by Seynt Martyn se
Þat was so full of charite…
Last Lines:
…Þat we in heuene fynde it may
And þore in blisse to lif for ay
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.1.1, ff. 117v-119
First Lines:
As we may be seynt martyn se
Þat was so ful of Charite…
Last Lines:
…And þat it may so be
Sey we amen pur Charite
5.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38010, ff. 91-92v
First Lines:
Als we may be sainte martyn se
That was swa full of charite…
Last Lines:
…That we in heuen hym fynde may
Amen amen I rede we say
6.Source: London, British Library Harley 2391, f. 185v
7.Source: Minneapolis MN, Minnesota University Library Z.822.N.81 [olim Phillipps 8122], ff. 80v-82
First Lines:
als we may be saynt martyn se
þat was ful fulle of charyte…
Last Lines:
…þat we in heuen fynde hym may
& þer to lyfe with & hys hallus ay
and thurght his grace þat yt save
Amen now all hale say we
8.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 129 [olim Phillipps 20420], ff. 94v-96
First Lines:
As we may be seint martyn se
þat wos so ful of gode charyte…
Last Lines:
…Þat we in heuyn hym fynd may
And þare with hym ay lyue in play
Attributed Title: narracio (f. 94v)