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I will be mended if I say miss
‘Of the sacrament of the Altere’ — sixteen 8-line stanzas
Title(s): ‘Of the sacrament of the Altere’
Subjects: Eucharist, meditations on
Versification: — eight-line — abababab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 102 (SC 1703), f. 123v-124v
First Lines:
I wole be mendid ȝif y say mys
holychirche nes noþer tre ne stones…
Last Lines:
…In stede of þat oure soules to glade
We resceyue oure housell god o blisse
Note: Written as prose.
Attributed Title: Of the sacrament of the Altere (f. 123v)
Editions:
Kail, J., ed. Twenty-Six Political and Other Poems…from Bodleian MSS Digby 102 and Douce 322. EETS o.s. 124 (1904; repr. 1973): 103-7.