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IMEV 2034
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Maid and mother mild / for love of thine child
A prayer to the Virgin Mary — one 6-line stanza (aabccb) at the conclusion of the Aȝenbite
Note: Compare 3330.
Title(s): Aȝenbite of Inwit
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 57, f. 96v
Editions:
Morris, Richard, ed. Dan Michel: Ayenbite of Inwyt. EETS o.s. 23 (1866); rev. P. Gradon; repr. 1965: 271.
Child, C. G. “Verse as Prose in the Ayenbite.” Modern Language Notes 10 (1895): 64: 127.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 49.
Brook, George Leslie. The Harley Lyrics. Manchester: Manchester UP, 1948; rev. ed. 1956; 3rd ed. 1964: 87.
Oliver, Raymond. Poems Without Names: The English Lyric 1200-1500. Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1970: 25.