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IMEV 874
NIMEV 874
From all misrule in youth exercised by me
‘A praier for janivere personis’, ‘Delicta iuuentutis mee’ — three couplets
Title(s): ‘A praier for janivere personis’; ‘Delicta iuuentutis mee
Subjects: children; prayers, domestic
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 541, f. 1r1
Transcription:
From all mysrewle in ȝowthe exercisyd by me
purge my sowle ihesu þat y may endeles be with þe
Cast me neuer a wey ihesu in my olde age
but when my wites fayle brynge my sowle to þi stage
From my nowun gilte clense me ihesu benigne
And from offense of Wodir þat y browthe behynde
Note: Interspersed with Latin.
Attributed Title: A praer for Ianivere personis (f. 1)
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Five Middle English Verse Prayers from Lambeth MS. 541.” Neophilologus 38 (1954): 36-41: 39.