The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Jesu my lief Jesu my love Jesu my coveting
A song of Love Longing, possibly by Richard Rolle — eleven couplets with
numerous medial rimes
Author(s): Richard Rolle (?)
Subjects: love, toward Jesus; Christ, love toward
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Don. C.13
, f. 166ra
Ihesu my lefe Ihesu my loue Ihesu my couetynge
to þe me langis
nyȝte & day þou ert al my ioynge…
…Ihesu kinge þat made al thing of a maiden was born
our hoping & our lyuyng on þat we be not lorn
Brown, Beatrice Daw.
“Religious Lyrics in MS. Don. c.13.”
Bodleian Quarterly Record
7 (1932): 1-7 plus frontispiece facsimile of f. 166: 4-5.
Richard Rolle: Uncollected Verse and Prose.
EETS o.s. 329 (2007): 33-4.