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Love me brought
Christ’s Love-Song to Man — three 6-line stanzas (aabccb) in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: Christ, love of; love, of Christ
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 121
First Lines:
Love me brouthte
And love me wrouthte…
Last Lines:
…Wel is me
I have þe wonnen in fith
Attributed Title: Arma Christi (f. 120v); ‘Ihesus’ (f. 121, as if introducing the speaker)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 84.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 168-9.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 198.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 210-11.