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DIMEV 3262
NIMEV 1999.77
Love come out fro heaven
The seven gifts of the Holy Spirit to teach men to live in charity, attributed to ‘Breche’ — eighteen three-line stanzas (aab) plus three-line burden (ccb): ‘Sanctus sanctus sanctus / God almyȝte graunte ovs / Loue & charite & charite’
Subjects: Holy Ghost, gifts of; songs; devil; charity
Versification: — three-line, six-line — aab, aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 3300, f. 2ra-2rb
First Lines:
Loue come ovtte fro heuyn
& brouȝtte vs ȝyftys seuyn
To leue yn cheryte…
Last Lines:
…ffor he that drynkyth vp al & sum
He drynchyth charyte
Attributed Author: Quod Breche (f. 2rb)
Editions:
Camargo, Martin. “Two Middle English Carols from an Exeter Manuscript.” Medium Ævum 67 (1998): 104-111: 106-8.