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When I see on rood I-done
Verba Sancti Augustini’ — ten short lines
Note: For similar pieces see 6335, 6337, 6574.5, and 6627.
Title(s): Verba Sancti Augustini
Subjects: Passion, meditations on; Christ, passion of
Versification: — ten-line — roughly ababccbddb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College A.15 (15), f. 72
Transcription:
Wenne hic soe on rode idon
ihesus mi leman
and bi him stonde
maria and iohan
his herte duepe i-stunge
his bodi wiþ scurge i-sswenge
for þe luve of an
hiþe hi mai wepen
and selte teres leten
ief hic of luve chan
Attributed Title: Verba Sancti Augustini (f. 72)
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 62.
Stevick, Robert D., ed. One Hundred Middle English Lyrics. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1964: 22.
Woolf, Rosemary. The English Religious Lyric in the Middle Ages. Oxford: Clarendon, 1968: 33.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 32.