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Love him wrought
Love Him wrought — three stanzas with ‘O and I’ refrain (34 lines in all)
Subjects: Christ, Passion of; Christ, love of; Virgin Mary, sorrows of; Virgin Mary, Annunciation to; John the apostle, saint
Versification: — fourteen-line, ten-line — aabccbddbeebff, ababababcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 45896, roll, Art. 3
First Lines:
Loue hym wrouste
and loue hym brouste…
Last Lines:
…Tace v bituux and sey aue
þat broust ous out of wa
Wit an on and an I Marie blessed þou be
And so þe grette gabriel wen he wes sent to þe
Editions:
Smith, A. H. “The Middle English Lyrics in Additional MS 45896.” London Medieval Studies 2, Part (1951): 33-49: 47-8.