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Jesu my sweet which that all thing has wrought
A prayer for purity of thought — one monorhyming 4-line stanza in John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: prayers; Christ, prayers to
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 42
Transcription:
Iesu my swete wich þat alle þingge hast wrouth
þat come fro heueue lith & hast me dere bouth
þu ȝeue me wil & mith to ben clene in þouth
To kepen þe o rith þat i ne senne nouth Amen
Attributed Title: De Corpore Christi (f. 42)
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Popular Prayers in Middle English Verse.” Modern Philology 36 (1939): 337-50: 345.