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Game and earnest ever among
Of Religious Duties — five quatrains (abab) and burden: ‘Syng we to the Trinite / With parce mihi domine
Subjects: carols, of repentance; religious observance
Versification: — four-line, two-line — abab, aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. e.1 (SC 29734), ff. 28-28v
First Lines:
Game & ernest euer a mong
& a mong al othyr degre…
Last Lines:
…tho heune god theche vs the way
with parce mihi domine
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols from a manuscript…of the Fifteenth Century. Percy Society 23. London: Richards, 1847: 40-1.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 241; 1977, 214.