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Mercy is hendest where sin is most
On the Mercy of God — three couplets
Note: For the complete version see 3478.
Subjects: God, mercy of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2316, f. 25v
First Lines:
Mercy is hendest whore sinne is mest
Mercy is lattere ȝere…
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.120.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 235.