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I shall please my lord by working
A 29-line verse mnemonic for the incipits of the Officium pro Mortuis
Title(s): Officium pro Mortuis
Subjects: death
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Merton College Lat. 68, ff. 95va; 97rb; 98vb; 100va; 102ra; 103vb; 105rb; 107rb; 109ra; 110vb
First Lines:
I shall please my lorde by worchyng
in the Regioun of them þat be lyvyng…
Last Lines:
…Lord I enqwere in my though
of my moder wombe why hast thou me brought