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DIMEV 2876
IMEV 1732.5
NIMEV 1732.5
Jesu most sweetest of any thing / To love Thou I have great longing
‘A song of loue to owre lorde Iesu Criste’ — seventy monorhyming quatrains
Note: Cf. 5077
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge MA, Harvard University, Houghton Library, Richardson 22, ff. 72-78
First Lines:
Ihesu most swettest of any þynge
To loue ȝow I haue grete longynge
þerfore I byseche ȝow heuyn kynge
make me of ȝowre loue to haue felinge…
Last Lines:
…Euir myrþe blysse & glad lykynge
Glorious Ihesu god þerto vs brynge
Attributed Title: Here bygynniþ a songe of loue to owre lorde Ihesu christe (f. 72)