The York Cycle of Mystery Plays: A Complete Version

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4
THE FULLERS

Deus prohibens Adam et Evam ne comederent de figno vite.

GOD Adam and Eve, this is the place
That I have granted of my grace
To have your dwelling in.
Herbs, spices, fruit on tree,
Beasts, fowls, all that ye see,
Shall bow to you therein.
It is called Paradise;
Here shall your joys begin.
And if that ye be wise,
From this need ye never part.
All your will here shall you have,
Living for to eat or save
Flesh, fowl or fish,
And for to take at your own wish.
All other creatures at your will,
Your subjects shall they be.
Adam, of more and less
Lordship in earth here grant I thee.
This place that worthy is,
Keep it in honesty;
Look that ye rule it witfully.
All other creatures shall multiply,
Each one in tender hour.
Look then that ye both sow and set
Herbs and trees, and nothing let,
So that ye may endeavour
To sustain beast and man
And fowl of each stature.
Dwell here if that ye can;
This shall be your endeavour.

ADAM¶O Lord! loved be thy name.

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