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It beth three times on that day / that sooth to witten me may
Three Sorrowful Things — six lines
Note: For other versions see 1157, 5902, 5905, 5906, and 6341.
Subjects: sorrowful things, lists of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 8
Transcription:
Hit beoþ þreo times on þo day
Þat soþ to witen me mai
Þat on us þat ishal henne
Þat oþer þat ynot whenne
Þat þridde is my moste care
Þat ynot whider ishal fare
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 221; rev. ed. 250.