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Hail hermit most that is of might
Oracio ad beatum Robertum’ — twenty-nine couplets
Note: Following 5830.
Title(s): Oracio ad beatum Robertum
Subjects: Robert of Bury, saint; prayers, to saints
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Egerton 3143 [olim Clumber], ff. 37v-38v
First Lines:
Hayle heremete mast þat ys of myght
ffray way to were the wafull wyght…
Last Lines:
…And euer to belde wyth hym in blysse
I beseke the grauntte me this. Amen
Editions:
Haslewood, Joseph, ed. The Metrical Life of Saint Robert of Knaresborough. London: A. J. Valpy, 1824: v-vii.
Bazire, Joyce, ed. The Metrical Life of St. Robert of Knaresborough, together with the other Middle English pieces in British Museum MS. Egerton 3143. EETS o.s. 228 (1953); repr. 1968: 80-1.