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DIMEV 3214
IMEV 1963.5
NIMEV 1963.5
Lord Jesu Christ that sitteth above us
Christ have mercy, translating ‘Jhesu Christe Domine qui supra nos sedes…Multi sunt pudiculi circa lubare vils’ — four monorhyming lines
Subjects: translations; Christ, prayers to
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Leicester, Leicestershire Record Office 6D32/2 [formerly Old Town Hall Library, MS 4], p. 38a
Transcription:
Lord ihesu crist ȝat sitit abow hous
Of ȝos foul glotinus deliuir ȝis hous
Wan ȝow lochist on me as cat doth on ȝe mous
About ȝi bregirdil ligit manni aluus
Editions:
Wright, Thomas. “Anecdota Literaria: Scraps in English and Latin From A Manuscript of the Fourteenth Century, in the Library of the Corporation of Leicester.” Retrospective Review 1 (Aug., 1853): 419: 419.