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Now hear this pistle I you pray
John Audelay, ‘De epistola domini nostri ihesu Christi de die dominica’ — sixteen 13-line stanzas
Author(s): John Audely
Title(s): De epistola domini nostri ihesu Christi de die dominica
Subjects: Lord’s Day, observance of
Versification: — thirteen-line — ababbcbcdeeed



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), ff. 16rb-17ra
First Lines:
Now here þis pistil I ȝou pray
ffore crist hit wrot with his oun hond…
Last Lines:
…Prays fore me þat beþ present
My name hit is þe blynd awdlay
Attributed Title: De Epistola domini nostri ihesu christi de die dominica (f. 16rb)
Editions:
Priebsch, R. “John Audelay’s Poem on the Observance of Sunday.” An English Miscellany Presented to Dr Furnivall in Honour of his Seventy-Fifth Birthday. Oxford: Clarendon, 1901: 397-407: 400-7.
Whiting, Ella Keats, ed. John Audelay: The Poems. EETS o.s. 184 (1931); repr. 1988: 104-11.