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Lord God Jesu Christ God Almighty / I thank Thee with all…
A Thanksgiving to Christ attributed to Rolle — forty-six lines in couplets
Author(s): Richard Rolle (attrib.)
Subjects: Christ, songs in honour of; thanksgiving
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Lincoln, Lincoln Cathedral Library 91 [Robert Thornton MS], f. 191v
First Lines:
Lorde gode Ihesu cryste godd almyghty
I thanke þe with all my herte hally…
Last Lines:
…To mende my lyfe & lyfe in clennes
Þat I may wonne with þe in blisse Endlesse Amen
Note: Written two verse lines per line of MS.
Facsimiles:
Brewer, Derek Stanley, and A. E. B. Owen. “Introduction.” The Thornton Manuscript (Lincoln Cathedral MS. 91). London: Scolar Press, 1975.
Editions:
Perry, George G., ed. Religious Pieces in Prose and Verse from R. Thornton’s MS. EETS o.s. 26 (1867); repr. 1973: 75-6.
Horstmann, Carl, ed. Yorkshire Writers. 2 vols. London, Sonnenschein; New York: Macmillan, 1895-96: 1.363.