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O blessed child Jesu what hast Thou to do
Thomas Hoccleve, ‘Inuocacio ad ihesum’ — ten stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Subjects: Christ, prayers to; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 744 [olim Ashburnham 133; olim Gollancz], ff. 28v-30
First Lines:
O blessid chyld Ihesu what haast thow do
þat for vs shuldist souffre swich Iewyse…
Last Lines:
…And graunte vs grace thee to loue & drede
And yeue vs heuene whan þat we be dede
Attributed Title: Ad filium Honor et Gloria (f. 28)
Editions:
Gollancz, Israel, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 2. EETS e.s. 73 (1925); repr. with 61, 1970: 5-7.