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DIMEV 1001
Christ mote us speed
Prayer for Christ’s blessing or aid — a single couplet inscribed on a font
Subjects: inscriptions
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Middleton, Suffolk, Church of the Holy Trinity, baptismal font
Transcription:
Cryst mote us spede
And helpe alle at nede
Editions:
Cautley, H. Munro. Suffolk Churches and Their Treasures. 2nd ed. London: B. T. Batsford, 1938: 293.
Edwards, A. S. G. “Middle English Inscriptional Verse Texts.” Texts and Their Contexts: Papers from the Early Book Society. John Scattergood, and Julia Boffey, eds. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1997: 26-43: 35.