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DIMEV 3276
Love is locken under ground
A quatrain on love — two couplets
Note: Followed by 971, 4350, 140 in a Latin sermon by Friar Nicholas Philipp preached in 1431.
Subjects: sermons, verse in; love, divine and human; lover’s lament
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 175
Transcription:
Lowe is loken vnder grounde
Enwye lowe hathe I-bounde
lowe is lore at þe criage
ore lowe is wente on pylgrymage
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 66.