The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TP 1857.5
‘A lytel treatyse to faste on þe wednesday’ — seventy
Title(s): ‘A lytel treatyse that sheweth how every man & woman ought to faste on
Subjects: religious observance
Here beginneth a lytel treatyse that sheweth how euery man [and] woman ought to faste and absteyne
them from flesshe on ye wednesday
, [Westminster: W. de Worde, 1500]
The wednesdayes astynence and holy fast
Haloweth mennes soules &
maketh theym chast…
…The whiche he vs graunte that hanged on þe rode
that vs bought with his precyous blode
A M E N
Fugitive Tracts, written in Verse. Compiled by William Carew Hazlitt.
Vol. 1: 1493-1600.
2 vols. London: Wittingham, 1875.