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Jesu for Thy wounds wide
A simple prayer — three rhyming lines
Note: Immediately follows 2846
Subjects: prayers, to Christ; Christ, prayers to
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 789 (SC 2643), f. 149
Transcription:
Ihesu for þi woundis wide
wiþ þi meeknesse fordo my pride
and alle yuel þat mai me bitide
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Popular Prayers in Middle English Verse.” Modern Philology 36 (1939): 337-50: 337.
Gray, Douglas. “The Five Wounds of Our Lord.” Notes and Queries n.s. 10 [208] (1963): 50-51, 82-89, 127-34, 163-8: 128.