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Gracious Lord for Thy bitter passion
A prayer by the Five Wounds — fifty-four lines in quatrains and couplets
Subjects: Christ, wounds o
Versification: — four-line, two-line — abab, aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 1 (SC 21575), ff. 71v-76v
First Lines:
Gracious lorde for thy bitter passion
Accepte my prayers that I do repete…
Last Lines:
…Graciously be my refuge and bote
And conforte in aduersyte
Attributed Title: Of the v woundes of our lorde (f. 71)
Editions:
Gray, Douglas. “The Five Wounds of Our Lord.” Notes and Queries n.s. 10 [208] (1963): 50-51, 82-89, 127-34, 163-8: 50-1.
2.Source: Princeton, Princeton University Library University Library, Robert H. Taylor MS 17 (olim Thompson (Portland, Oregon) [olim Amherst 20 prior Phillipps]), ff. 10-12



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 14550. A Gloryous Medytacyon of Ihesus Crystes Passyon, R. Fakes, [c. 1523]