The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Whoso will the even fast of Barbara water and bread
On fasting on the eve of St Barbara’s day, trans. Latin — three
Note: Translating Latin, ‘Barbara nocte tua pane qui cibatur et unda / Hic
numquam poterit baratri sentire profunda’.
Subjects: Barbara, saint; feasts
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 83
, f. 1v
Who so wyll the euyn fast of barbara water & brede
þe [ ]
day of decembre is it euyn as we rede…
…In þe forme of brede certayne as she selyrd
Þerfore serue hir day this virgyne bryght and clere
Note: Latin precedes top f. 1v.
Colker, Marvin L.,
Trinity College Library, Dublin: Descriptive catalogue of the Mediaeval
and Renaissance Latin Manuscripts.
Aldershot, Hants.: Scolar Press, 1991: 1.150.