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Thy saint mother was full woe
A poem of the Passion — six lines (aabccb)
Subjects: Christ, Passion of
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Hereford, Hereford Cathedral Library O.3.11, f. 122vb
Transcription:
Þi sente moder was ful wo
Þo he saht þe pine so
And ti blod fel to grunde
With þe sarpe spere stike
An ti milde herte breke
So wo was hire þu stu[n]de
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Edden, Valerie. “A Fragment of Verse in Hereford Cathedral Library MS O.III.11.” Notes and Queries n.s. 44 [242] (1997): 309-10: 309-10.