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God that art of mights most / The seven gifts of the Holy Ghost
A prayer for the gifts of the Holy Ghost — five 6-line stanzas
Subjects: prayers, for gifts of the Holy Ghost; Holy Ghost, gifts of
Versification: — six-line — aabccb
Bibliographic Ghosts: London, British Library Addit. 22283 [Simeon]: not in this MS.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. poet. a.1 (SC 3938) [Vernon MS], f. 115vc1
First Lines:
God þat art of mihtes most
Þe seuen ȝiftus of þe holi gost…
Last Lines:
…To þat Ioye þow me sende
Þat lasteþ now and ay. AMEN.
Facsimiles:
Doyle, I. A., ed. The Vernon Manuscript. A Facsimile of Bodleian Library, Oxford, MS Eng. poet.a.1, with an introduction by A. I. Doyle. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1987.
Scase, Wendy, and Nick Kennedy, eds. A facsimile edition of the Vernon manuscript: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS. Eng. Poet. A. 1. Oxford: The Bodleian Library, 2011.
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. The Minor Poems of the Vernon Manuscript, Part 1. EETS o.s. 98 (1892; repr. 1973): 34.
Patterson, Frank A. The Middle English Penitential Lyric. Columbia University Studies in English. New York: Columbia Press, 1911: 128-9.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 37787, ff. 157v-158
First Lines:
Lord þat art of mihtes most
Þe seuen ȝiftes of þe holigost…
Last Lines:
…To þat ioye þu me sende
Þat lastes now and ay. Amen
Editions:
Baugh, Nita Scudder. A Worcestershire Miscellany, compiled by John Northwood, c. 1400, edited from British Museum MS. Add. 37,787. Philadelphia, 1956: 145.