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DIMEV 18
A broken contrite heart O Lord shalt Thou not dispise
Fragmentary beginning of a prayer, paraphrasing scripture
Subjects: prayers; scripture texts, paraphrases; fragments; repentance
Versification: — two-line — ab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, St John’s College G.28 (195), f. iii
Transcription:
A broken contrite hart O lord ssalt thou not dispyse
O Lord grante vs true humilitie…
Note: Flyleaf at front, added to lower margin by a hand of the sixteenth century.