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Thou sighest sore
A song of the Passion, in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook — four six-line stanzas (aabccb) and burden: ‘Lu[u]eli ter of loueli eyȝe / Qui dostu me so wo / Sorful ter of sorful eyȝe / Þu brekst myn herte ato’
Note: Stanza 4 same as stanza 4 of 1000.
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: carols, of the Passion
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 124va-124vb
First Lines:
þu sikest sore
þi sorwe is more…
Last Lines:
…þe deuel is schent
Crist þoru þe mith of þe
Attributed Title: Arma Christi (f. 120v)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 87.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 193; 1977, 170.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 111.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 198-9.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 62-3.