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DIMEV 1371
IMEV 834
NIMEV 834
For love of Jesu my sweet heart
A couplet in a Latin homily, Amore Langueo (and repeated passim)
Note: Follows 1367.
Subjects: sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 145rb
Transcription:
ffor loue of ihesu þat ys myn herte
y morne & syke wyt terys smert
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Preachers, Poets and the English Lyric. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1986: 237-8.
2.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 149, f. 31v
Transcription:
For loue of Iesu my swete herte
y morne & seke wyþ teres smert
Note: Written as prose in a Latin sermon on Easter.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.131.
3.Source: Oxford, Magdalen College Lat. 93, f. 152v
Transcription:
for loue of ihesu my swete hert
y loue and syke with teres smerte
Note: Written as prose.
4.Source: Oxford, Magdalen College Lat. 93, f. 153
Transcription:
for the loue of ihesu that is myn hert
y morne y syke with teres smert
Note: Written as prose, second occurrence in ‘Amore Langueo’.
5.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 277, p. 186
Transcription:
for luf of ihesu my swete hert
I morn & sygh with terys smert