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At high noon when the bell doth toll
On the midday Angelus — four cross-rhymed quatrains and concluding couplet
Subjects: religious observance
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, W. Yates, Manchester sold 1893 (present location unknown), Article 2
First Lines:
At hygh none whan the belle dothe tylle
In mynde of crystys byttur passyon…
Last Lines:
…J H U for thy holy name and thy byttur passion
Save me fro synne and shame and eals thyne [dapcion?]
Note: Transcription from Axon (1892).
Editions:
Bateman, William. Billyng’s Five Wounds of Christ. Manchester: Dean, 1814.
Axon, William Edward Armytage. “The Symbolism of the ‘Five Wounds of Christ’.” Transactions of the Lancashire and Chesire Antiquarian Society 10 (1892): 67-77: 74.