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I am despised as man forsake
Lament of a sinner — five couplets translating Latin hexameters which appear on an imago humilis
Subjects: translations; illustrations, verse accompanying; sinner, lament of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 171
First Lines:
I am despysid as man for-sake
Curyd with erth to wurmys make…
Last Lines:
…Se þus I am peynted her
Meke yddyng to doon in all maner
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 63.