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Now to the honor of God and of the Blessed Virgin Mary so clean
A treatise on Shrift — about 200 long irregular lines, sometimes falling into prose, interspersed with Latin
Subjects: repentance; confession
Versification: — irregular
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, St John’s College 94, ff. 151-153
First Lines:
Now to þe honur of god & of þe blessud uirgine marie so clene
And of seint michael þe archangel and alle þe seintes of heuen…
Last Lines:
…Bot we moste do good dedes þer with for grace and for forgifnes & mercy
ffor to deliuer vs from þe paynes of purgatory Amen Amen