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IMEV 494
NIMEV 494
Behold man what is my woe / There I hang upon the tree
Appeal of Christ to Man from the Cross — two quatrains
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man; crucifixion
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 124vb
First Lines:
Behold man wat is my wo
þer i hange vp on þe tre…
Last Lines:
…ȝif þu wilt fro þi senne go
Mi merci is redi quan þu wilt
Note: Followed by note, ‘Ihesu est amor meus’ (f. 124vb)