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DIMEV 992
Christ had rest at His need
On Christ’s rewards for suffering, in a Latin sermon, de ascensione domini — one couplet
Note: Previously included in 4469.
Subjects: Ascension; Christ, triumph of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 144
Transcription:
crist had rest at hys nede
& Crist had worschyp for hys mede
Note: Formerly f. cxxxvii.
Editions:
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 13.
Wenzel, Siegfried. Preachers, Poets and the English Lyric. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1986: 92.