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Source name: Johannes Herolt
Short title: Robber Saved by Five Words
Poncelet Number: 1394 - Quidam fuit magnus latro, qui non aliquod bonum fecerat
Reference numbers: no.46
Rubric/Title in source: Maria Virgo subvenit latroni in extremis
Incipit: Quidam fuit magnus latro qui nihil fecerat boni, nisi Sabbatinem jejunium in honorem Mariae observavit
Notes: Herolt No. 680 There was a certain great robber who had never done any good See also Discip. De temp. Serm. 164. litt. I