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Jesu that for us would die
On the Deadly Sins, Ten Commandments, Pater noster, Creed, Ave Maria, and the Hours of the Cross — 308 lines in couplets
Subjects: religious instruction; sins, deadly; Ten Commandments; Creed, apostles’; Cross, hours of; Lord’s Prayer
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 70ra-72ra
First Lines:
Iesu þat for vs wolde die
And was boren of maiden marie…
Last Lines:
…To þat blisse bringe vs he
Þat is and was and euer sschal be
Attributed Title: [On þe seuen dedli] sinnes (top of page cropped) (f. 70ra)
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Laing, David, ed. A Penni Worth of Witte, Florice and Blauncheflour…. Abbotsford Club 29. Edinburgh, 1857: 89-91.
Kölbing, Eugen. “Kleine Publicationen aus der Auchinleck-HS: V. Ueber die sieben todsünden.” Englische Studien 9 (1886): 42-6: 43-6.