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The mind of Thy sweet passion Jesu tears it tells
Effects of Passion Longing — 1 x 2 in Latin homily, ‘Amore Langueo
Note: For a variant, see 3235, and cf. Woolf (1968), 373.
Subjects: Passion, meditations on
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 149, f. 31v
Transcription:
Þe mynde of þy swet passion Iesu teres it telles
Ene it bolleȝ my vesage it wetes & my hert it swetes
Note: Written as prose.
2.Source: Oxford, Magdalen College Lat. 93, f. 152v
Transcription:
the mynde of the swete passion
teres hit tylles
yene hit bolles
my vysage hit wetes
and my herte filleth yn swetnesse
Note: Written as two lines, ending ‘tylles’ and ‘swetnesse’.
3.Source: Oxford, St John’s College 190, f. 232
Transcription:
Þe munde of Cristes passion
þat was hure alre ransun
teres hit tollez
eches hit bollez
nebbes hit wetez
and hertes hit swetes
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 71.
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 144rb
Transcription:
The mynde of þy swete passyon ihesu
terys hyt tellys
myn eyes hyt bollyth
my vesage hyt wetyth
& myn herte swetyth
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 408/414, f. 135v
Transcription:
teres tollet
eyne bollet
loeres wetet
and herte swetet
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 71.