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Jesu great love moved Thee
A ‘mourning song’ of the Passion — eleven 6-line stanzas (the lines somewhat disarranged)
Subjects: Passion, carols/songs of; Christ, Passion of
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 155, pp. 11-14
First Lines:
Ihesu grete loue meued þe
To suffur þe pyne of þi fyre bode…
Last Lines:
…þe lord in maieste
In þi ioyful place Amen
Attributed Title: First cantus in 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: 501-2.