The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
From heaven in to earth God greeting he send
Fragmentary poem on the Annunciation — eighteen lines in triplets,
corrupt in middle
Subjects: Annunciation; Virgin Mary, Annunciation to
1.Source: Oxford, Jesus College 29
, Part II, ff. 188v
From heouene in to eorþe god gretynge he sende
Bi on Archaungle
þat to Marye wende…
…Mones imone on me ne may nomon fynde
of dred wes þat
…of þine swete wordes ich am swiþe
Ich am godes wenche ful wel ich habbe i sped…
for his swete moder luue þat feyr is and hende
Bringe vs to þe
blisse þat lesteþ buten ende
Note: Eleven lines on f. 188v and seven lines on f.
An Old English Miscellany: A Bestiary, Kentish Sermons, Proverbs of
Alfred and Religious Poems of the Thirteenth Century.
o.s. 49 (1872); repr. 1988: 100.