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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
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 155, pp. 14-15
First Lines:
Ihesu receyue my hert
for my desire þu art…
Last Lines:
…wiþ outen ende with þe
And of Joy euer to synge
Editions:
“Antiquities, Etc.: Hymns of Richard Rolle.” British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and Ecclesiatical Information 9 (1836): 499-503: 502.