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DIMEV 918
But woe is him that is in woe
Couplet describing the lonely state of Christ at the time of his passion, in a sermon (?by John of Bromyard), ‘de passione domini vel In Ramispalmarum’ — one couplet
Author(s): John of Bromyard
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Christ, Passion of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 132ra
Transcription:
But wo ys hym þat ys in wo
Þat haþe no frend to playn hym to
Note: See also 2160 and 751 in same sermon.