The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
For thy sake man to whom if thou call at a
On Christ’s pleading — possibly in couplets, with a fragment of a
burden: ‘In a f[orest] laytt as I was I…’
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man
1.Source: New York, New York Public Library Drexel Fragments 4180
, f. iv
…for þi sake man to whom yf þu call at a[ ]
[ ] for
mercy and grace it is to þe as redy as [ ]
In a [ ] laytt as
I was I [ ]…
Note: Fragment, imperfect at beginning and end; portions of pages cut away to
fit as endleaves to seventeenth-century song book.
Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court.
London: Methuen, 1961: 426.