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DIMEV 5351
NIMEV 3397.55
The Joy of our heart is done & passed away
Another translation of the Latin text of Lamentations 5:15, at the beginning of cap. XV in Dives and Pauper — one quatrain
Note: Cf. 384, 5216, 5349, 5352.
Subjects: scripture texts, Engl. trans. of
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 750 (SC 6621)
Note: Variant form of Dives and Pauper, consisting of extracts; may not include this portion.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 295 (SC 21869)
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. theol. e.1
4.Source: London, British Library Harley 149
5.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 C.XX, ff. 238-238v
Transcription:
þe ioy of our herte is done & passid awey
to sorwe & care is turnyd oure pley
þe garlond of our hed is falle to grounde
þat euer did we synne wel away þe stounde
Note: Written as prose.
6.Source: London, British Library Royal 17 C.XXI, f. 231v
Transcription:
þe ioȝe of our hert is done
and passynd awey to sorwe
And care is turnyd our pley
þe garlond of our hede is fallyn to grounde
þat euer we synnyd al wele away þe stounde
Note: Written as prose.
7.Source: Glasgow, Glasgow University Library Hunterian 270 (U.4.16), f. 238
Transcription:
Þe ioy of our herte is don and pasyd awey
To sorwe and care is turnyd our play
Þe gerlond of our hefd is fallyn to grounde
Þat euere dede we synne welaway þe stounde
Editions:
Barnum, Priscilla Heath, ed. Dives and Pauper. EETS 2 vols. o.s. 275 (1976) and o.s. 280 (1980): 2.245.
8.Source: Lichfield, Lichfield Cathedral Library 5
9.Source: New Haven, Yale University, Beinecke Library 228



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 19212. Diues & pauper, Pynson, 1493
2.Source: STC 19213. Diues & pauper, de Worde, 1496 , f. 45v
Transcription:
The ioye of our herte is done & past awaye
To sorrow & care is tourned our playe
the garlonde of our hede is falle to grounde
That euer we dyd synne wel awaye the stounde
Attributed Title: Threnorum iiij
Editions:
Sheeran, Francis J. “Ten Verse Fragments in Dives and Pauper.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 76 (1975): 257-70: 269.
3.Source: STC 19214. Diues & pauper, Berthelet, 1536
Transcription:
The ioye of our herte is done & past awaye
To sorrow & care is tourned our playe
the garlonde of our hede is falle to grounde
That euer we dyd synne wel awaye the stounde