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Bitterness of sorrow patiently He suffered man to win
What Christ endured for Man — six long lines
Subjects: Christ, sufferings of
Versification: — six-line — aaabbb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 706 (SC 809), f. 111v
First Lines:
Bitturnesse of sorow pacientliche he soffrid man to wynn
Kyndenesse ffreleche he schewed aȝen mannes synne…
Last Lines:
…Kindernesse of loue that we fele by þe compensacoun
Godnesse of profith that schull we fele by thonke and satisfaccoun