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When I think on Christs blood
A meditation on the Passion, translating a Latin text, Reminiscens sancti sanguinis, in Dives and Pauper — 18 line1523s
Note: Written as prose. Latin also in London, British Library Arundel 507, f. 10. Cf. 6340 and another version appended to 2566, lines 200-218.
Subjects: Passion, meditations on; translations
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. theol. d. 36, f. 147
First Lines:
Whan I þenke on cristis blood
Þat he schedde vpon þe rode…
Last Lines:
…Þat peyne of deth letteþ þee nouȝt
to wynne mannes loue
Editions:
Sheeran, Francis J. “Ten Verse Fragments in Dives and Pauper.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 76 (1975): 257-70: 265.