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IMEV 1734
NIMEV 1734
Jesu my Lord welcome Thou be / In flesh and blood I Thee see
A prayer to be said between Agnus Dei and the ‘Levacion’ — nineteen couplets, with four monoriming introductory lines assuring pardon
Note: For a shorter version see 2871.
Subjects: prayers, for use in church
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: York, York Minster Library Add. 2 [olim Challoner], ff. 206-207
Transcription:
Als oft as men says þis orisoun
Betwen agnus dei & þe leuacion
Twa thowsande wynter of pardoun
Mon þai haue to þer croun
Ihesu my lord welcom þu be
In flesch & blode þer I þe see…
…And euer þu do mercy with me
In worschipe of Trinite
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 181-3.
McGarry, Sister Loretta. “The Holy Eucharist in Middle English Homiletic and Devotional Verse.” Diss. Catholic University of America, 1936: 235 (rubric only).