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This ender night / I heard a wight
‘Alas I dye for payne’, Christ’s complaint — one six-line tail-rhyme stanza
Title(s): ‘Alas I dye for payne’
Subjects: Christ, complaint to man
Versification: — six-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal Appendix 58, f. 12v
Transcription:
Thys yenders nyght
I herd A wyght
most heuynly complayne
And euer a mong
thys was hys sang
A las I dye for payne
A las I dye for payne
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts, Besonders aus der Zeit Heinrichs VIII.” Anglia 12 (1889): 225-72, 585-97: 265.