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Jesu doth him bemean / and speaketh to sinful man
Appeal of Christ to Man — forty lines in irregular stanzas
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — irregular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 416 (SC 2315), ff. 106-106v
First Lines:
Ihesus doþ him bymene
and spekeþ to synful mon…
Last Lines:
…heuene blisse y shal ȝeue þe
þat lasteþ ay & oo
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 225-6.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 152-3.