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Come Lord our maker Holy Ghost
Veni Creator Spiritus — eight quatrains, with Latin introductions to each stanza
Title(s): Veni Creator Spiritus
Subjects: Holy Ghost, hymns to; hymns, to Holy Ghost
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 116va2-116vb
First Lines:
Cum lord vr makere holigost
Þe þouhtes of þyne forte sene
Þe hertes þat þou þi schaftus wost
fful bem of þi grace by dene…
Last Lines:
…ffader and Sone and Holigost be
Worschipest as þei mowe beo most
And send us schrift for his pite
Þe ȝiftus of þe holygost. Amen.
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 43-5.