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Sweet leman I die for thy love
Vox Christi in cruce et Responsus peccatoris’ — five short couplets
Title(s): Vox Christi in cruce et Responsus peccatoris
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man; dialogues
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 55 (SC 1656), f. 49
First Lines:
Swete leman y deye for þi love
yf y deye for þe…
Last Lines:
…þin ore, þin ore mi swete leman
sore me reues that y ave misdon
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Thomson, S. Harrison. “The Date of the Early English Translation of the ‘Candet nudatum pectus.’” Medium Ævum 4 (1935): 100-5: 105.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 36.