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Come Shaper Holy Ghost offset our thoughts
William Herebert, ‘Veni Creator Spiritus’ — seven couplets
Author(s): William Herebert
Title(s): Veni Creator Spiritus
Subjects: Holy Ghost, hymns to; hymns, to Holy Ghost
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 207v
First Lines:
Come shuppere holy gost ofseth oure þouhtes…
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.229.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 117-18.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 21-2.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 93-4.