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My lord with heart I pray thee withouten voice will still
Oracio bona — one couplet from John Grimestone’s preaching notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: prayers; God, will of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 122
Transcription:
Mi lord with herte I preyȝe withouten vois wol stille
Þi wil to knowen þu grante me þat it mote fulfille
Attributed Title: Arma Christi (f. 120v); Oracio bona (f. 122)
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Popular Prayers in Middle English Verse.” Modern Philology 36 (1939): 337-50: 346 (including 3535).