Dulcis Memoria Jesu

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The late 12th cent. poem familiar through translations of sections of it in the English hymns ‘Jesu, the very thought of Thee’ and ‘Jesu! the very thought is sweet’. It has traditionally been ascribed to St Bernard, but is probably the work of an English Cistercian. See also Rosy Sequence.

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