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I love a lover that loveth me well
James Ryman, A love-song of Christ — five quatrains (abab) and burden: ‘My heart is sette alone / On god bothe thre and one’
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Christ, love of; love, of Christ
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 42v
First Lines:
I loue a louer that loueth me well
To alle mankyende which is socoure…
Last Lines:
…And on the Crosse did suffre deth
To vs mote be eternall foode
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 210.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 197; 1977, 174.