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Jesu my lover and my delight
A prayer by the Passion for Chastity — fourteen couplets
Subjects: prayers, by Christ and His Passion; virtues
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lambeth Palace Library 541, ff. 2-2v
First Lines:
Iesu my louer And my delite
In þi loue make me perfite…
Last Lines:
…þes permisses good iesu grante to me
þat in heuyn blisse y may þe see
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Five Middle English Verse Prayers from Lambeth MS. 541.” Neophilologus 38 (1954): 36-41: 40-1.
2.Source: Paris, Bibliothèque Mazarine 514, f. 7v
First Lines:
Ihesu my loue and my delyt
In þi loue make me parfyt…
Last Lines:
…Ihesu swete barn best
In þi loue make me stedfest
Note: 16 lines; immediately follows 3290.