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With sorrow thou came into this world
‘Þis world is but a vanitee’ — twelve lines
Note: Cf. 604, 5789, 6759.
Subjects: transitoriness, of world
Versification: — irregular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 18 B.XXIII, f. 108
First Lines:
With sorowe þu com in to þis world
borne of þi moder dere…
Last Lines:
…to forsake synne or synne forsake þe
I sey þe be god almyght
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Ross, W. O., ed. Middle English Sermons from British Museum MS. Royal 18 B. xxiii. EETS o.s. 209 (1940); repr. 1987: 160.