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Listen man listen to me
Christ’s Appeal from the Cross — five couplets inserted in the Speculum Sacerdotale
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson A.362 (SC 11247), f. 22v
First Lines:
Lysten man lysten to me
Byholde what I þole for þee…
Last Lines:
…Al þis I haue þoled for þee
As þou schalt at domesday see
Note: Written as prose.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 36791, ff. 63-63v
First Lines:
Listne man
Listne to me…
Last Lines:
…All this I haue tholyd for the
As þou schalt at domysday se
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Weatherly, Edward Howell, ed. Speculum Sacerdotale. EETS o.s. 200 (1936); repr. Kraus: New York, 1971: 112.