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On the Rood I was put for thee
A paraphrase of ‘In cruce sum pro te’, etc. — five lines
Note: For similar lines see 2199, 3387 and 6135.
Subjects: paraphrases; Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — monorhyming — aaaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College 13 (F.4.13), f. 2
Transcription:
On the rode I was put for þe
þu þat synnyste sease for me
Sease & I pardone the
fyght & stryve & I helpe þe
Ovyr comme & I crown þe
Note: Added by a later hand to blank space below 1436.5 (‘If thou wylte lyue…’); preceded in left margin by ‘Take hede for’ and followed in right margin by ‘I ffyloll’.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the College Library of Magdalene College Cambridge. Cambridge: at the UP, 1909: 29.