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Sinful man bethink and see
O homo vide quid pro te patior’ — five couplets
Note: Compare 3864; for another version, wholly distinct, see 6011; cf. Walther (1969), 8401.
Title(s): O homo vide quid pro te patior
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 124v
First Lines:
Senful man beþing & se
Quat peine i þole for loue of þe…
Last Lines:
…To me turne onis is eyȝe
þan al þe peine þat i dryȝe
Note: In John Grimestone’s sermon notebook.
Attributed Title: Arma Christi (f. 120v)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 88.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 208.
2.Source: Untraced, Present whereabouts unknown Breslauer Cat. 90, item 16 (olim Merton 25), f. 58rb
Note: Eight lines; listed in Hamer (1995) as unidentified, missing or destroyed.