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While I sat in a chapel in my prayer
A meditation on the Passion — A translation of Incendium Amoris, XV.189, 44 short lines
Note: Introduced by 2204; for another version in the same MS see 5382.
Author(s): Richard Rolle (attrib.)
Title(s): Incendium amoris
Subjects: translations; Passion, meditations on; illustrations, verse accompanying
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37049, f. 37rb
Attributed Title: Ihesu est amor meus (f. 37)
Editions:
Comper, Frances M. M. The Life of Richard Rolle, Together with an Edition of his English Lyrics. London: J. M. Dent, 1928, 1933; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1929: 315.
Comper, Frances M. M. Spiritual Songs from English Manuscripts of Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries. London and NY: Macmillan, 1936: 209.
Doty, Brant Lee, ed. “An Edition of British Museum MS Additional 37049: a Religious Miscellany.” Diss. Michigan State, 1969: 240.