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Man behold what I for thee
A paraphrase of ‘O homo vide quid pro te pacior’, etc. — sixteen short lines
Note: Cf. 3183.
Subjects: paraphrases; Christ, Passion of; Christ, appeal of, to man



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 913, f. 28v
First Lines:
Man bi hold what ic for þe þolid up þe rode tre
Ne man no kinnes wo be mare þan min was þo ic heng þair…
Last Lines:
…Wiþ vte ic was ipinid sore wiþ in ic was mochil more
For þou nelt þonk me þe loue þt ich schowid þe
Note: Two verse lines per manuscript line
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James. Early English Poems and Lives of Saints. Transactions of the London Philological Society 1858; Pt. 2, Berlin, 1862: 21.
Heuser, Wilhelm. Die Kildare-Gedichte… Bonner Beiträge zur Anglistik 14. Bonn: P. Hanstein, 1904: 129.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 56.