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Hatton 113: Secundum Marcum


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SECUNDUM MARCUM
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nterrogatus iesus a discipulis de consummatione
seculi dixit eis · Cum uideritis abhominationem
desolationis · & reliqua · Væ pregnantibus & nu
trientibus in illis diebus · Erunt enim tribu
lationes tales ; quales non fuerunt ab initio
creature quam condidit deus usque nunc neque
fient · & reliqua ·
We eow willað be sumum dæle secgan hu ·
L Ures drihtnes apostolas ahsadan hwilum
hine sylfne · ymbe þisre worulde geen
dunge · Ða sæde he heom · þæt swilce earfoðnessa
7 swylce gedrecednessa sculan on worulde
ær þam ende geweorðan · swylce næfre ær
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ne gewurdan · ne næfre eft ne geweorðað ·
7 þæt godspel cwæð · Wa ðam wifum þe þonne
tymað 7on þam earmlican timan heora cild
fedað · La nyde hit sceal eac on worulde ·
for folces synnan · yfelian swyðe · Forðam
nu is se tima þe paulus se apostol gefyrn
foresæde · he sæde hwilum þam biscope
tymothee · þæt on ðam endenyhstan dagum
þissere worulde beoð frecenlice tida for
manna synnum ; 7 men þonne lufiað he cwæð
ealles to swyðe þas swicolan woruld · 7 beoð
ofergrædige woruld gestreona · 7 to manege
weorðaþ to wlance 7 ealles to rance · 7 to
gylpgeorne · 7 sume weorþað egeslice god
cundnessa hyrwende 7 boclare leande
7 lufiende unriht · 7 sume weorðað swicole
7swæslice ficole · 7 butan getrywðum for
scyldgode on synnan · 7 gecnawe se ðe cunne ·
nu is se tima · þæt ðeos woruld is gemæncged ·
mid mænigfealdan mane · 7 mid mænig
fealdan facne · 7 ðæs hit is þe wyrse wide
on worulde · eal swa þæt godspel cwæð · Quoniam
habundabit iniquitas refrigesc& caritas
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multorum · Ðæt is on englisc · forðam þe unriht
weaxeð ealles to wide · soð lufu colað · Ne man
god ne lufað swa swa man scolde · Ne manna
getrywða to ahte ne standað ac unriht ricsað
wide 7 side · 7 tealte getrywða syndon mid
mannum · 7 þæt is gesyne on mænigfealdan
wisan gecnawe se ðe cunne · Eala eala ac þa
wæs mycel blis · 7 bot seo betste mannum
towerd · þa crist com on ðas woruld þurh
mennisce gebyrde · 7 þæt com us eallan
to helpe þam mæstan · 7 to frofre þam betstan ·
7 mycel is seo þwyrnes þe nu is towerd gebide
ðære yrmðe se þe hit gebide · þæt Ante
crist geboren beo · Crist wæs ealra bearna
betst geboren · þe æfre geboren wurde · 7 ante
crist bið ealra þæra bearna wyrst on þas
woruld geboren · þe ær oððe æfter æfre
gewurde oððe geweorðe · Nu sceal hit nyde
yfelian swyðe · forðam þe hit nealæcð
georne his timan · ealswa hit awriten is
7gefyrn wæs gewitegod · Post mille Annos
soluetur satanas · þæt is on englisc · Æ:fter þusend
gearum bið satanas unbunden · Þusend geara
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7 eac ma is nu agan · syððan crist wæs mid
mannum · on menniscan hiwe · 7 nu syndon
satanases bendas swyðe toslopene · 7 ante
cristes tima is wel gehende · 7 ðy hit is on
worulde a swa leng swa wacre · Men syndon
swicole · 7 woruld is þe wyrse · 7 þæt us dereð
eallum · 7 huru hit sceal hefegian heonan
forð þearle rihtwisan þearfan · 7 ðam
unbealafullum ; nu ða yfelan 7 ða swicelan
swa oferlice swyðe · brædað on worulde ·
ongean þæt mæste yfel þe mannum is towerd ·
Ðæt is se þeodfeond antecrist sylfa · Eala
mycel [wæs] seo ehtnes þe cristene þoledon · iu ær
oft 7 gelome · þurh wælhreowe manswicann
wide 7 side ; 7 huru hit sceal heonanforð
mænigfealdre weorðan · nu deofol sylf his
mægnes mot wealdan · 7 deofles bearn swa
swiðlice motan cristene bregean · 7 oft ær wæs
mænigfeald ehtnes ; næfre þeah þam gelic
þe æfter ðysan gyt bið · Forðam hit wæs oft
ær þæt godes halgan fela wundra þurh godes
mihta openlice worhtan on gemang þam
þe hy ehtnesse þoledon ; 7 ðurh þæt mænine
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man gebettan · ac hit ne bið swa na on ante
cristes timan · Ne magan þonne halige men
on þam timan ænige tacna openlice wyrcan ·
ac sculan þolian eal þæt heom man to deð · Ne god
þonne ane hwile · his mihta ne his wundra
sylf nele cyðan · swa he oft ær dyde ; ac læt
þone deofol antecrist rabbian · 7 wedan sume
hwile · 7 þa ðe him fylstað · He bið mennisc man
geboren ; ac he bið þeah mid deofles gaste eal
afylled · 7 se ge sewenlica feond wyrcð þurh
deofles cræft fela wunderlicra tacna · 7 ðurh
drycræft mænigfealde gedwimera · 7 feorðe
healf gear he ricsað ofer mancynn 7 mid his
scincræftum mæst manna beswicð · þe æfre ær
ðurh ænig ðing beswican wurde · 7 þa ðe he
elles mid his lotwrencum bepæcan ne mæg ·
þa he wile þreatian · 7 ægeslice wyldan · 7 earm
lice pinian · on mænigfealde wisan ; 7 nea
dunga nydan þæt hy gebugan to his unlaran ·
He aginð leogan deoflice swyðe · 7 ætsæcð
cristes ; ac cweð þæt he sylf sy godes agen
bearn · 7 gebringð on gedwylde ealles to ma
nege · 7 god him geðafað þæt for manna gewyrhtum
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þæt he sume hwile mot swa wodlice derian
forðam þe men beoð þurh synna swa swyðe
forwyrhte · þæt deofol mot openlice þonne
heora fandian · hu fela he forspannan mæge
to ecan forwyrde · 7 þa ðe swa gesælige þonne
weorþað · þæt hi godes lage healdað on an
swyðe georne · and on rihtan geleafan anræd
lice þurh wunian willað ; þa sculon þolian
ehtnesse þa mæstan þe æfre ær on worulde
ænige men þoledon ; 7 eac mycle maran þonne
æfre ær ahwar gewurdan · oððon æfter þam
æfre eft weorðan · Ac se bið gesælig þe þonne
ne awacað · forðam raðe æfter þam witod
him bið towerd · þurh godes mihte ece fro
fer · La hwylc wunder bið þeah se mennisca
deofol · synfullum mote heardlice derian ·
þonne god geþafað þæt he mot on his agenum
halgum swylc wundor gewyrcan · þæt enoh
7 elias · þurh þone þeodfeond gemartrode
weorðaþ · þe god sylfa fela hund wintra
mid saule 7 lichaman · geheold ær to þam
anan · þæt hi þonne scoldan mid heora lare
folce gebeorgan · þæt hit eal ne forwurde
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endemes ætgædere · þurh þone deofol · þe
ealle men bregeð 7 ealle woruld drefeð · Nis
se man on life þe mæge oððe cunne swa yfel
hit asecgan · swa hit sceal geweorðan on þam
deoflican timan · Ne byrhð þonne broðor
oðrum hwilan · ne fæder his bearne · ne bearn
his agenum fæder ; ne gesibb gesibban · þe ma
þe fremdan · And þeodscypas winnað 7 sacað
heom betweonan ; foran to þam timan þe þis
sceal geweorþan · Eac sceal aspringan wide
7 side · sacu · 7 clacu · hol · 7 hete 7 rypera reaflac ·
here 7 hunger · bryne · 7 blodgyte · 7 styrnlice
styrunga · stric 7 steorfa · 7 fela unglimpa ·
7 mænigfealde tacna beoð wide gesawene ·
on sunnan · 7 on monan · 7 on mistlican tunglan ·
7 fela cynna egesan geweorþað on eorðan ·
folce to heortgryre · 7 to egeslican fære ·
on mænigfealde wisan · 7 eal hit forwurde
gyf god ne gescyrte þæs þeodscaðan lif
dagas · þe raþor ðurh his mihta · Ac for
þæra gebeorge · þe him syn gecorene · 7 ðe he
habban wyle gehealden · 7 geholpen ; he for
deð þæne þeodfeond · 7 on helle grund þanan
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forð besenceð · mid eallum þam gegenge
þe him ær fyligde · 7 his unlarum to swyde
gelyfde · 7 ða þonne witodlice · þe nu god
lufiað 7 godes lagum fylgeað · 7 godes lare
geornlice hlystað 7 hy wel healdeð · 7anræd
lice þurhwuniað on rihtan geleafan · forð
oð heora ende ; þa scylan habban ece edlean ;
on heofonlicre myrhðe ; mid gode sylfum
æfter þam dome · 7 mid his halgum þanan
forð æfre · Ðær is ece blis · 7 æfre bið · in
ealra worulda woruld a butan ende · Amen ·