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Here I am and forth I must
A charm against enemies — nine lines
Subjects: charms
Macaronic: aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 1378, Parts II, III (SC 7798), p. 60
First Lines:
Here I ame and fourthe I mouste
& in Ihesus criste is all my trust…
Last Lines:
…In the name of the father & the sonne
And the holly goste
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 60.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 452.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 121.