The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
There was some time befall a case
Carol of the Passion — ten quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘Jhesu fore
yowre manie / Yblessid mot yowre body be’
Subjects: carols, of the Passion; Passion
1.Source: London, British Library Royal 20 A.I
, ff. 120-120v
There was suim teme byfalle a cas
Þat al the wordel ylore
…To helle he wente wit ys wowndys fyue
Þat was gret pete
fore to se
Greene, Richard Leighton.
The Early English Carols.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon,
1977: 126; 1977, 111-12.