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God grant me grace the hungry to feed
A prayer of the Seven Bodily Works of Mercy — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: mercy, works of; prayers
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 549 (SC 2298), f. 78
First Lines:
God graunt me grace the hungry to ffede
And to ȝeue drynke to the thirstye…
Last Lines:
…Wyth trewe compassion to vysite þe seke
And when he dyeth to bury hym eke
Attributed Title: The vii werkes of mercy bodyly (f. 78)