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Lady I thank Thee with heart swith mild
A prayer to the Virgin Mary — eight long lines in couplets with medial rhyme
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), f. 42v
First Lines:
Leuedie ic þenke þe wid herte suiþe milde
Þat gohid þat þu hauest idon me wid þine suete childe…
Last Lines:
…Moder loke one me wid þine suete eyen
reste & blisse gef þu me mi lehedi þen ic deyen
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 42.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 64.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 54.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 172.
Saupe, Karen, ed. Middle English Marian Lyrics. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1998: 124-5; 247.