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DIMEV 1372
For meat I hunger me sore
Pleadings from the needy and replies from the merciful on depiction of the Works of Mercy — parts of two couplets
Subjects: mercy, works of; almsgiving
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: olim Combs, Suffolk, Church of St. Mary glass in windows of side chapel, southeast corner of nave, farthest window to east, facing south
Transcription:
For me[te] I hungyr [me] sore
Brodyr [h]aue mete anow þi [ ]
I am thyrsty ful drye y wylle
Have her dryke pray for hym þat doth [eul]
Note: Destroyed by a fire; pieces of the glass remain, mounted in window but jumbled.
Editions:
Cautley, H. Munro. Suffolk Churches and Their Treasures. 2nd ed. London: B. T. Batsford, 1938: 243.
Nelson, Philip. The Ancient Painted Glass in England, 1170-1500. London: Methuen, 1913: 191.