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DIMEV 6833
IMEV 4256.3
NIMEV 4256.3
Ye shall eat
A fragmentary carol of seven 3-line stanzas (aab) and burden: ‘[ ] wasche ȝe & goo to met in honest’
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
Versification: — three-line — aab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College S.54 (259), f. 13v
First Lines:
…ȝe xall ete
[ ] blys be ȝour mete
[ ] ȝe be…
Last Lines:
…[ ] ȝo good
[ ]ke on me
Note: Fragmentary because most of folio torn away.
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes, and G. C. Macaulay, eds. “Fifteenth Century Carols and Other Pieces.” Modern Language Review 8 (1913): 68-87: 85.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 321; 1977, 293.