The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Behold thou man with ruthful heart
Learn Love from Christ’s Sufferings — eight lines
Subjects: Christ, love to sinners
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322
, f. 134
Biholt þu man wiþ Routhful herte
þe sharpe scourge
wiþ knottes smerte
Mi blodi bak wiþ hit his beten
þi lust to leten
ffor wiþ þis sper þat is so
Min herte was stongen so was my uel
ffor sone of þe þat
was so dere
Wel auȝtest þou of loue to lere
Furnivall, Frederick James,
Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other
o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 226; rev. ed. 254.
Comper, Frances M. M.
Spiritual Songs from English Manuscripts of Fourteenth to Sixteenth
London and NY: Macmillan, 1936: 130.