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Jesu as Thou me made and bought
A prayer to Jesus — one monoryming quatrain
Note: See 5940.
Subjects: Christ, prayers to; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.64, Part III, f. 35
Transcription:
[I]hesu als þow me made & boght
Þu be my lufe & all my thoght
and help þatI war to be broght
With owten þe may I do noght
Editions:
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 1.72.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 95.
Comper, Frances M. M. The Life of Richard Rolle, Together with an Edition of his English Lyrics. London: J. M. Dent, 1928, 1933; New York: E. P. Dutton, 1929: 278.