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DIMEV 2846
IMEV 1707
NIMEV 1707
Jesu for Thy precious blood
‘Here men mai see hou Oure Lord Ihu Crist schadde his precious blood VIJ tymes aȝens þe VII deedli synnes’ — seven stanzas generally in 8 lines each
Note: Followed immediately by 2850; for a variant see 2836.
Title(s): ‘Here men mai see hou Oure Lord Ihu Crist schadde his precious blood VIJ tymes aȝens þe VII deedli synnes’
Subjects: Christ, wounds of
Versification: — eight-line — irregular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 789 (SC 2643), f. 148
First Lines:
IHesu for þi precious blood
þat þou sthaddist for oure good…
Last Lines:
…Delyuere hem out þat ben þerynne
and kep us in parfiit charite
Note: Eight irregularly rhymed stanzas generally 8 lines in each, all beginning with ‘IHesu for þi precious blood / þat þou sthaddist for oure good’; written as prose.
Attributed Title: Here men mai see hou Oure Lord Ihu Crist schadde his precious blood VIJ tymes aȝens þe VII deedli synnes (f. 147v)