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Jesu for Thee mourn I may
A Song of Love to Jesus — two 6-line stanzas (aabccb)
Subjects: Christ, love toward; love, toward Jesus
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 155, pp. 16-17
First Lines:
Ihesu for þe mourne I may
As tercel þat longeþ boþe nyȝt & day…
Last Lines:
…And holy soules þat þou bouȝtes dere
In to holy places
Note: Third (?) Cantus in Rolle’s Ego dormio (p. 1).
Editions:
“Antiquities, Etc.: Hymns of Richard Rolle.” British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiatical Information 9 (1836): 499-503: 502.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 102-3.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 230 (1st stanza only).