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Hail boot of bale blessed Queen
Orison to the Virgin Mary — 320 lines in couplets
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 39574, ff. 4v-12v
First Lines:
Hayle bote of bale blissed qwene
To sight so semely is noon sene…
Last Lines:
…and forgyf hem þat haues done mys
And bryng vs alle to þi sone blys. Amen
Editions:
Day, Mabel, ed. The Wheatley Manuscript: Middle English Verse and Prose in British Museum MS. Additional 39574. EETS o.s. 155 (1921; repr. 1971): 6-15.