Andreas, lines 1219-1334

The crowd seizes Andreas and ties his hands. Then they proceed to drag him around the land until his bones are broken and his body is oozing blood. Andreas is then dragged to prison and left chained through the night, when a winter storm comes and freezes him. But Andreas continues to praise God.

The next day Andreas is led out of prison and scourged. He weeps and cries out to God, saying that he trusts in God not to abandon him.

Satan tells the crowd to hit Andreas in the mouth because he talks too much.

Night falls, and Andreas is led back to the prison. Then the Devil comes into the prison and speaks to the Saint. He asks Andreas why he is there and states that Jesus was able to be defeated in combat and humiliated by Herod. Satan commands his followers to kill Andreas.

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