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DIMEV 3814
IMEV 2374
NIMEV 2374
Now understand thou unkind man
Christ’s Appeal from the Cross to Unkind Man — three quatrain (abab), inserted in a variant text of the prose tract on Three Arrows
Note: See 3984.
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man; crucifixion
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ff.5.40, f. 123
First Lines:
Now vndirstond þou vnkende man
left vp þin heued & loke to me…
Last Lines:
…forthy þo behoueth now nedely schewe
what þat þou hauest tholid or don for me
Note: Written as prose.