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God that died for mans need / Give us grace will to speed
A treatise on Shrift and the Deadly Sins, illustrated by exempla
Note: Part of the ‘Continuation’ of Handlyng Synne (1283), for which see Sullivan (1978). Other sections are 378, 3099, 3339, 3355, 3358; and cf. 2932.
Subjects: treatises, devotional; sins, deadly; confession
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.4.9, ff. 142v-163v
First Lines:
God þat deyd for mannys nede
ȝeue vs grace wyl to spede…
Last Lines:
…If þat þu wylt ben clene of in lyf
On thys maner þu do þe schryve
Attributed Title: Expliciunt vij peccata mortalia (f. 163v)