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DIMEV 6668
NIMEV 4158.55
Why hast thou me forsake that made thee of nought
Christ’s lament on the Cross — three lines
Subjects: Christ, Passion of; laments
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Worcester, Worcester Cathedral Library F.126, f. 116
Transcription:
Wy hastou me forsake þat mad þe of noght
Why hastou me forsake þat þe so dere bought
Wy hastou me forsake þat for þe to deye…[was brought]
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 77.