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I die for sorrow I pain for thought
Words of a dying sinner — three lines
Subjects: sinner, lament of
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, St Paul’s Cathedral Library MS 8 [formerly 9.D.xix], f. 121v
Transcription:
I dye for sorowe I peyne for þowht
I brenne in fyyr þat queyncheth nowht
me to þy peyne synne hath browht
Note: Written as prose, lines 4-5.
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 64.