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Kneel down man let for no shame
Be not ashamed to worship Jesus — two couplets
Subjects: advice, spiritual
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2125, f. 118
Transcription:
Knele down man let for no shame
To wurshupe ihesu þi lordes name
Sythen angels knelyn & deuelis also
Wel auȝte þe man to knele þerto
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.219.
James, Montague Rhodes. Bibliotheca Pepysiana: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Library of Samuel Pepys. Pt. III: Medieval Manuscripts. London, 1923: 3.77.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], f. 91v
Transcription:
knele adown man for schame
whan þu heryst Ihesu thy lordys name
Weele þe semythe soo for to do
Sythe aungels and deuylys bowythe þer to
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.