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God send us the dew of heaven gratia spiritus sancti
Prayer to God for rain and fruitfulness, literally or spiritually — five long lines of macaronic verse with medial and end rhyme
Subjects: prayers, to God
Versification: — five-line — aabba
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 172 (SC 1773), f. 55
First Lines:
God send vs þe dew of heuene gratiam spiritus sancti
And reyn fro þe cloudes of heuene per doctrinam divini verbi
Last Lines:
…And bring forth a blome of sich feng and sich fuysoun
þat be our bote and our savacioun i iesum filium dei vivi
Editions:
Macray, William D. Catalogi Codicum…Pars IX, Codices a… Kenelm Digby…, complectans. Oxford: Clarendon, 1883: 179.