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IMEV 1700.5
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Jesu for Thy blissful blood
A simple prayer to Jesus — four lines
Subjects: Christ, prayer to; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lyell 30, f. 285v
Transcription:
Ihesu for thi blysfull blod
bryng thoo soulus in to thi blys
of whom I haue had eny good
& spare that thei haue doon amys
Note: At the end: ‘Quod I T V O S E H’.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Middle English Lyrics: Handlist of New Texts.” Anglia 83 (1965): 35-47: 37-8.