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Jesu mercy and grant mercy
A prayer tag to be used with the Psalter of Jesus — four monorhyming lines
Subjects: prayers
Versification: — monorhyme — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.2.53 (1157), f. 73
Transcription:
Ihesu mercy and graunt mercy
Ihesu for thy mekyll mercy
As tow art rote andwell of mercy
So mercyfull Ihesu haue mercy on me
Attributed Title: The Psalter of Jhesu is to sey on the first pater noster thies wordys folowying [with further instructions following] (f. 73)
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 8.