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DIMEV 1049
Come my sweet come my flower
Verses incorporated in a sermon for the feast of the Assumption — two couplets in Mirk’s Festial
Subjects: Christ, address to the Virgin Mary; Assumption, feast of; Virgin Mary, assumption of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Gough eccl. top. 4 (SC 17680), f. 128v
Transcription:
Com my swete com my flour
Com my culver myn owne boure
Com my modry now wyth me
For Hevyn qwene I make þe
Editions:
Erbe, Theodore, ed. Mirk’s Festial. EETS e.s. 96 (1905); repr. 1987: 224 (printed continuously as prose).
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 299.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 113; 237-8.