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Jesu Christ I beseech Thee for the cleanness of Thine incarnation
A simple prayer — eleven lines
Subjects: Christ, prayers to



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College 13 (F.4.13), f. 28
First Lines:
Ihesu cryste I beseche the for the clennes of thyn Incarnacion
And for the merites of thy woundes & of thy passion…
Last Lines:
…ffrom the feendis pouer & from euerlastyng dampnacion
And bringe vs to the blysse where we may haue ioye of thy glorious ascencion
Note: 11 lines. In this MS only six lines rhyme, monorhyming, then changes to prose.