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I have a love untrue
Christ laments unfaithful mankind, his love — three couplets in a Latin sermon Luna mutatur
Subjects: Christ, complaint to man; laments; sermons, verse in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 83
Transcription:
Ich ave a loue vntrewe
Þat myn herte wo
Þat makeȝ me of reufol hewe
Lato to bedde go
Sore me may rewe
Þat eure hi louede hire so
Editions:
Woolf, Rosemary. “The Theme of Christ the Lover-Knight in Medieval English Literature.” Review of English Studies n.s. 13 (1962): 1-16: 4-5.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 47.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 555.
Stemmler, Theo. “More English Texts from MS. Cambridge University Library Ii.III.8.” Anglia 93 (1975): 1-16: 8.
Wenzel, Siegfried. Preachers, Poets and the English Lyric. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press, 1986: 220.