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My life I end in sorrow and woe
Christ’s sufferings to save mankind, in a Latin prose homily, ‘Amore langueo — one couplet
Note: In sermon, ‘Dominica in passione vel in die parasceue’.
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Christ, sufferings of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 149, f. 31v
Transcription:
My lyue y hynde in sorwe and wo
Man to hyme from ys fo
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 131.
2.Source: Oxford, Magdalen College Lat. 93, f. 152
Transcription:
And yn my lyf y had snowe and wo
man to lye fro his fro
Note: Written as prose.
3.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 144rb
Transcription:
My lyfe ys bownde in sorwe & wo
Man to brynghe from hys foo
Note: Written as prose.
4.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 277, pp. 185-186
Transcription:
My lyf I end in soro & wo
man to bye fro hys foo