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DIMEV 5916
IMEV 1565
NIMEV 1565
Through my right hand a nail was driven
The Appeal of Christ from the Cross with a 4-line introduction — fourteen couplets
Note: Formerly 1565; follows 5480; cf. 6713; see also 804 etc.
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Mm.4.41, f. 147vb
First Lines:
Thurwe my ryȝt hande a nayle was driuen
þer on þou think ȝif þou wilt lyuen…
Last Lines:
…how þai be nailid to þe tre
thane me þerof it was for þe
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 9 (lacks introduction).