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Jesu that wouldest for mans sake
A simple prayer to Christ — two quatrains
Author(s): Friar Nicholas Philip
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Christ, prayers to; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — four-line
Bibliographic Ghosts: Oxford, Bodleian Library Addit. A.11 (SC 28746): SIMEV apprently confused SC 28746 with SC 29746.



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 173
First Lines:
Ihesu þat woldes for mannys sake
Ihesu mankynd þu woldes take
Suffreste þi bonys for to crake…
Last Lines:
… bere þe corown þat was prikkyng
And bryng vs all to good endyng Amen
Note: 8 lines.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. theol. d.1 (SC 29746), f. 175
First Lines:
Ihesu þat woldist for manys sake
Suffrest þi bonys to crake…
Last Lines:
…& bere þe coroune þat was pynnyng
& bryng vs alle to good endyng
Note: In a sermon by Friar Nicholas Philip.
Editions:
Fletcher, Alan J. “The Sermon Booklets of Friar Nicholas Philip.” Medium Ævum 55 (1986): 188-202: 196-7.