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All that think to be shriven
‘Þe ten comaundementȝ’ — short couplets
Title(s): ‘Þe ten comaundementȝ’
Subjects: Ten Commandments
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 463 (SC 1596), ff. 158vb-159v
First Lines:
Alle þat thenke to beo shriuen
& out of dedly sinne to liuen
Boþe men & wymmen…
Last Lines:
…God lene vs sone rise
& ende in his suete seruise
Note: Two columns per page, one in which two lines of text are written on a single line in the column, the other in which a single line of text takes a line in the column.
Attributed Title: Incipiunt decem precepta (bottom f. 158va)
Editions:
Heuser, Wilhelm. “With an O and an I.” Anglia 27 (1904): 283-319: 197.