Note to stanza
 lát mig aldrigi laust ‘never let me loose’: The poet uses the same idiom in 61/7: cf. and see Note. The l. echoes the phrase ne permittas me separari a te ‘never let me be separated from you’ from the popular prayer Anima Christi, which first appeared at the beginning of C14th and was widely circulated throughout Europe: Pope John XXII attached an indulgence to it in 1327 (Dreves 1898).
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