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IMEV 548.3
NIMEV 548.3
Break out and not blin
A couplet translating ‘Erumpe et clama’ in an English sermon
Note: Cf. 1089.
Subjects: sermons, verse in; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 B.XXIII, f. 127v
Transcription:
Breke owte & not blynne
& cry god mercy for þi synne
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Ross, W. O., ed. Middle English Sermons from British Museum MS. Royal 18 B. xxiii. EETS o.s. 209 (1940); repr. 1987: 218.