The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
For meat I hunger me sore
Pleadings from the needy and replies from the merciful on depiction of the
Works of Mercy — parts of two couplets
Subjects: mercy, works of; almsgiving
Combs, Suffolk, Church of St. Mary glass in windows of side chapel, southeast corner of nave, farthest window to east,
For me[te] I hungyr [me] sore
Brodyr [h]aue mete anow þi [
I am thyrsty ful drye y wylle
Have her dryke pray for hym þat
Note: Destroyed by a fire; pieces of the glass remain, mounted in window but
Cautley, H. Munro.
Suffolk Churches and Their Treasures.
2nd ed. London: B. T. Batsford, 1938: 243.
The Ancient Painted Glass in England, 1170-1500.
London: Methuen, 1913: 191.