The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
I die for sorrow I pain for thought
Words of a dying sinner — three lines
Subjects: sinner, lament of
1.Source: London, St Paul’s Cathedral Library MS 8 [formerly 9.D.xix]
, f. 121v
I dye for sorowe I peyne for þowht
I brenne in fyyr þat
me to þy peyne synne hath browht
Note: Written as prose, lines 4-5.
“Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.”
92 (1974): 55-78: 64.