The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Jesu receive my heart
A prayer to Jesus — five 6-line stanzas (aabccb), some disarranged (one 7
ll., one 9 ll.)
Note: Second cantus in Rolle’s Ego Dormio.
Subjects: Christ, prayers to; prayers, to Christ
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 155
, pp. 14-15
Ihesu receyue my hert
for my desire þu art…
…wiþ outen ende with þe
And of Joy euer to
“Antiquities, Etc.: Hymns of Richard Rolle.”
British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiatical
9 (1836): 499-503: 502.