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All that will a stound dwell / Listen I shal you tell
The Seven Gifts of the Holy Ghost — thirty-three couplets
Note: Part of the ‘Continuation’ of Handlyng Synne (1283), for which see Sullivan (1978). Other sections are 1598, 3099, 3339, 3355, 3358.
Subjects: Holy Ghost, gifts of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.4.9, ff. 188v-190
First Lines:
Alle þat well a stownde dwelle
lysten I xal ȝou telle…
Last Lines:
…To receyuyn hem boþe day & nyth
þer to god grawnt grace and myt
Attributed Title: Hec sunt dona vii sancti spiritus (f. 188v); Expliciunt Septem dona Spiritus Sancti (f. 190)
Editions:
Bowers, Robert Hood. “A Middle English Poem on the Seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit.” Modern Language Notes 70 (1955): 249-52: 250.