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How thy fairness is bespit
Three monorhyming lines on the Sufferings of Christ
Subjects: Christ, sufferings of
Versification: — monorhyme — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 168v
Transcription:
Hou þi fairnisse is bispit
Hou þi swetnisse is ibetin and ipit
Hou þi lotleschipe to scharp detȝ is of set
Note: Added to lower margin of leaf in pale ink or plummet.
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 240; rev. ed. 268.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.355.