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DIMEV 3863
O creatures create of Me your Creator
God’s or Christ’s address to sinners, urging them to repent, with the refrain, ‘And mistrest neuer for thy misdeid’ — twelve 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Subjects: Christ, appeal of, to man; repentance
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], pp. 27-29
First Lines:
O creturis creat of me ȝour creator
Vnto my liknes wrocht be my prouidence…
Last Lines:
…Celestiall bliss of he honour
And mystrest nocht for thy misdeid
Attributed Author: ffinis quod lidgait munk of berry (p. 29)
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], ff. 41v-42v
First Lines:
O creaturis creat of me ȝour creator
To my liknes wrocht be my providence…
Last Lines:
…Celestiall bliss of hie honour
And mistrest nt for thy misdeid
Note: Second occurrence in MS.
Attributed Author: ffinis quod lidgait monk of bery (f. 42v)
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.