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With woe and dread I am born
On the Curse caused by Adam’s sin — six lines
Subjects: sin, Adam’s, curse caused by



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 103v
Transcription:
Wiþ wo & drede i am born
Al for adam y am lorn
To wo and sorwe brouȝt y am
Þat haþ mad þi sinne Adam
Teone and trauail shal beo my lif
Ȝeruþ Adam haue þe stiþ
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 223; rev. ed. 252.