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IMEV 459
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Baker Bellamy / Ware thee from the pillory
An amulet for a baker against the fever — two couplets
Note: Compare 4426 and stanza 16 of 1750.
Subjects: charms; bakers
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 228, f. 311ra
Transcription:
Bakere belami
War the fram the pillori
But þu make goud lof
sent marie worth þe wroth
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Coxe, Henry Octavius. Catalogus codicum mss. qui in collegiis aulisque oxoniensibus…. Oxon: e Typographeo academico, 1852: 74.