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Listeneth now and haveth list
An exposition of the Pater Noster — 128 lines in couplets
Subjects: Lord’s Prayer, exposition of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Addit. E.6 (SC 30314), a roll, (C)
First Lines:
Lestnit nou and habbit lest
þe loue of ihesu crist
ȝe þat betȝ in trewe be leue
Lestnet nou and betȝ naȝt deue …
Last Lines:
…þoru his hestis þat ben ten
Sey we now alle amen
Note: Lines of Latin Pater Noster are inserted into the text of the poem. At the end of the poem ‘Explicit pater noster’.
Editions:
Pfander, Homer Garrison. “The Popular Sermon of the Medieval Friar in England.” Diss. New York University, 1937: 41-4.