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Behold the thorns mine head han throngen how sharp that it been
Lamentacio dolorosa’ (Appeal of Christ to Man from the Cross) — fourteen long lines in couplets
Title(s): Lamentacio dolorosa
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man; crucifixion
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 125
First Lines:
Behold þe þornes myn heued han þrongen hou sarpe þat it ben
It driuen þe blod in to myn eyne oneses ne may I sen…
Last Lines:
…be hold my bak wat sores ben sprungen þe caches knottes maden
þus hat det meystri of me & lif me hat for sake
Attributed Title: Lamentacio dolorosa (f. 125)