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DIMEV 5928
Thus is all the heart of man
Christ’s loving heart — two couplets translating ‘Sic transformatur cor amantis in id quod amatur’ which precedes them in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Note: Formerly 3520. Cf. Walther (1963), no. 29553.
Subjects: Christ, love to sinners; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa
Bibliographic Ghosts: Hereford, Hereford Cathedral Library O.4.14, f. 3.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 119
Transcription:
Þus is al þe herte of man
So clenliche turned into his lemman
Þat on þe lemes þat ben withoute
Þe loue springet al aboute
Attributed Title: De Passione Christi (f. 117)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 34.