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Summer is comen and winter gone
A song of the Passion — eight l0-line stanzas (ababccdeed)
Subjects: Christ, passion of; Passion
Versification: — ten-line — ababccdeed



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 613, f. 1v
First Lines:
Somer is comen & winter gon þis day biginniz to longe
& þis foules euerchon Ioye hem wit songe…
Last Lines:
…grone he may & wepen ay þe man þat deiet wit oute lay alone
grante ous crist wit þin uprist to gene
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.100-2.
Morris, Richard, ed. An Old English Miscellany: A Bestiary, Kentish Sermons, Proverbs of Alfred and Religious Poems of the Thirteenth Century. EETS o.s. 49 (1872); repr. 1988: 197-9.
Wülker, Richard Paul, ed. Altenglisches Lesebuch. 2 vols. in one. Halle: Lippert, 1874, 1880: 144-6.
Holthausen, Ferdinand. “Studien zur Mittelenglischen Lyrik.” Anglia 37 (1913): 384-8: 385-7.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 108-11.
Segar, Mary Gertrude, and Emmeline Paxton, eds. Some Minor Poems of the Middle Ages. London, NY: Longmans, Green, 1917: 50-3.
Segar, Mary Gertrude, ed. A Mediaeval Anthology. London, NY: Longmans, Green, 1915: 46-8 (extracts).
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 285.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 17-19.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 199-201.