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Now harken every man both more and less
St. Augustine on the Virtues of the Mass — fifteen couplets
Note: For other versions, see 3813, 3244, 5397, 5651, 6817.
Author(s): Augustine of Hippo
Subjects: mass, virtues of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 118 (SC 14611), f. 118v
First Lines:
Here may euery man lern boþe more & lesse
What mede it is to here well þe messe …
Last Lines:
…Oure sauyour to se þat we may com to þat holy place
Euyrmore to se hym face to face
Note: 17 couplets.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.21 (601), f. 214v
First Lines:
Now herken euery man bothe more and lesse
What mede ye receue to here your messe…
Last Lines:
…Now Ihesu lord for thy myght
Thow graunt vs grace to here masse aryght
Attributed Title: Seynt Austyne noteth howe the Angell of heuen declaryd to hym the Merytes of the Masse that men Receue in Heryng deuoutly a masse (f. 214v)