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DIMEV 2946
Jesu welcome mote Thou be
A prayer to Christ in the eucharist — four couplets
Subjects: Christ, prayers to; Christ, presence in the Eucharist; Eucharist, Christ’s presence in
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale fr. 1830, f. 137
Transcription:
Jesu welcome mote þow be
In forme of bred os I þe se
Jesu for þin holy name
Kepe me fro synne & schame
As þou art of a maydyn born
Late me neuere be for lorn
N[e] late me neuere for myn synne
Lese þe ioyȝe þat þou art inne
Editions:
Barratt, Alexandra. “A Middle English Lyric in an Old French Manuscript.” Medium Ævum 5 (1983): 226-9: 228.