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In Matthews gospel as we find
The VII Works of Mercy Bodily — fifteen quatrains
Note: For a different version in couplets see 4744.
Subjects: mercy, works of
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1584, ff. 105-106v
First Lines:
In matheus gospell as we fynde
Whan crist schall cum in maieste…
Last Lines:
…Schall euer in blis a bide with me
And þer to we schull sey Amen
Attributed Title: Here foloweth þe vij werkys of mercy that euery man & woman shalbe examined of at þe day of þe dom (f. 105); The vij Werkes of Mercy (RT)