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O mortal man call to remembrance
De Profundis — eleven 12-line stanzas (ababababbcbc), each with Latin heading
Subjects: death, approach of; mortality
Versification: — twelve-line — ababababbcbc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2252, ff. 23-24v
First Lines:
O Mortall man Call to Remembraunce
The day shalle com þat þu moste nedis dye…
Last Lines:
…Delyver them oute of paynes mortall
And we shall remembre this psalme de profundis
Editions:
Besserman, Lawrence, Gail Gilman, and Victor Weinblatt. “Three Unpublished Middle English Poems from the Commonplace Book of John Colyns (B.M. MS Harley 2252).” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 71 (1970): 212-38: 222-8.