The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Jesu be Thou my joy all melody and sweetness
Three irregular rhyming lines in Rolle’s English Psalter (Ps.
Author(s): Richard Rolle
Title(s): English Psalter
Subjects: prayers, to Christ; Christ, prayers to
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Hatton 12 (SC 4127)
, f. 85v
Ihesu be þou my ioy al melody and swetnes
and lere me for to
þe sange of þi louynge
Note: Written as prose.
Allen, Hope Emily.
English Writings of Richard Rolle.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1931: 15.
2.Source: Oxford, University College 64
, f. 62va
Jhesu be þu my ioy all melody and swetnes
and lere me forto syng
þe sang of þi louyng
Bramley, Henry Ramsden.
The Psalter, or Psalms of David and certain canticles.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1884: 204.