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For thee I wax all bloody upon the rood
Appeal of Christ to Man by the Pains of the Passion — four lines
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 649 (SC 2293), f. 5v
Transcription:
ffor þe I wax al blody open þe rode
to wasche in þi hert y scheedde mi blod
Amend þe betumes and seese of þi synne
Undo þe dore of þin hert and let me inne
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.24.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 51.