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IMEV 526
NIMEV 526
Blessed been men poor with will
The Beatitudes — seven couplets, each accompanied with the corresponding Latin tag from Matt. 5:3-10
Note: Cf. 4386.
Subjects: Beatitudes
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 25
First Lines:
Blissed ben men pore with wil
Heuene is her & þat is skil…
Last Lines:
…Blissed ben þat hungren & þristen sothnesse
For þei solen ben filled with al goodnesse
Attributed Title: De Beatitudine (f. 25)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 8.