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When drighten dear his doom shall dress
Lamentacio S. Anselmi’, based on St. Anselm’s Deploratio male amissae virginitatis — twenty 10-line stanzas (ababccbccb)
Title(s): Lamentacio S. Anselmi
Subjects: transitoriness, of life; laments
Versification: — ten-line — ababccbccb, alliterative



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania MS Codex 196 [formerly Eng. 1; olim Gilbert Ireland Blackburne of Hale Hall, Liverpool], ff. 118v-120v
First Lines:
Qwhan drighten dere his doom schal dresse
And alle oure dedys demen on a day…
Last Lines:
…Vn to his font now art þow falle
And crystis forword fowle forȝete
Note: Last leaf esp. but most at end of volume damaged by damp.
Attributed Title: Lamentatio Sancti Anselmi
Facsimiles:
Facsimile of UPenn Ms. Codex 196 .
Editions:
Dickins, Bruce. “The Ireland Blackburne MS of the Seven Penitential Psalms, The Pricke of Conscience and Lamentacio Sancti Anselmi.” Leeds Studies in English 3 (1934): 30-6: 33-6 (extracts).