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DIMEV 1410
NIMEV 852.55
For to crien to God for help in all our needs
Advice for spiritual living — four monorhyming lines with internal rhyme in John Grimestone’s sermon notes on II Cor. 6.2
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: advice, spiritual
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 154
Transcription:
For to criȝen to god for helpe in al oure nedes
For to aspiȝen þis werd oure fles þe deueles redes
For to tellen oure scrif fader al oure misdedes
And for to sellen bodily godes in elmes dedes
Attributed Title: De Tempore (f. 154)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 62.