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Then the soul is Jesu loving
Song of the soul afire with love of Jesus Christ, in a sermon on Luke XVI, ‘Redde racionem villicacionis tue luce’ (beg. f. 101) — eight rhyming phrases
Subjects: songs; Christ, love toward; sermons, verse in
Versification: — eight-line — aaaaaaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, University College 97, f. 145v
Transcription:
Thanne þe soule is ihesu louyng
on ihesu þenkyng
Ihesu desyryng
oonly in coueytyng
of hym dwellyng
To him syngynge
Of him brennyng
In him restyng