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DIMEV 3201
IMEV 1956
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Lord God to Thee we call
A paraphrase of the Fifty-first Psalm — forty-three couplets
Subjects: psalms,penitential; scripture texts, paraphrase
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 19.2.1 [Auchinleck MS], ff. 280rb-280vb
First Lines:
Lorde god to þe we calle
Þat þou haue merci on ous alle…
Last Lines:
…Fram þe first biginninge
Þat neuer no schal haue endinge
Note: Preceded by opening line from Psalm 50, Miserere mei deus.
Attributed Title: Dauid þe king (f. 280rb)
Facsimiles:
Pearsall, Derek, and I. C. Cunningham, eds. The Auchinleck Manuscript. National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 19.2.1. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Laing, David, ed. A Penni Worth of Witte, Florice and Blauncheflour…. Abbotsford Club 29. Edinburgh, 1857: 76-80.
Kölbing, Eugen. “Kleine Publicationen aus der Auchinleck-HS: VII. Psalm L.” Englische Studien 9 (1886): 49-50: 49-50.