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DIMEV 6288
IMEV 4053.5
NIMEV 4053.5
When diety mournest me
On the mercy of Jesus — three monorhyming lines between the Latin ones they translate
Subjects: Christ, mercy of; translations
Versification: — three-line — aaa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Ghent, Belgium, Ghent University Library 317, f. 19v
Transcription:
Videlicet quando plus cogaste de p[ ]
Wan tyati mournnest me[st]
vel quando plus dolorem habet [ ]
And hym likes aldyr lest
tunc test peties s oracio sua melior[ ]
þan hes hys bone best
Note: Folio is verso of last leaf in MS, dirty and worn; this verse written to the right of 5367, into gutter, so ends of lines lost.
Editions:
Logeman, Henri. “Miscellen aus einer Ghenten handschrift.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 87 (1891): 431-2: 432.