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DIMEV 2269
IMEV 2719
NIMEV 2719
I served Our Lady both night and day
On the Redemption — four couplets, with couplet heading
Note: Formerly 2719; now alphabetized to include the couplet heading.
Subjects: devotional verse
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.86 (SC 11951), f. 51
Transcription:
I saruyd oure lady bothe nythte and day
the louyr that I may
oure lady hade a childe bothe fryssh and gaye
wiche ded for wus on goode fryday
and allso a childe good
þat dede for wus oppon the Rode
and also a childe good and frere
that ded for wus oppon the Roode tre
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 149.