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DIMEV 3946
O Jesu our redemption and why
A prayer to Jesus, four stanzas rhyme royal, written without breaks for stanzas.
Subjects: prayers; Jesus
Versification: — rhyme royal — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 18632, ff. 33rb-33vb
First Lines:
O ihesu oure redempcioun and why
for þou hast a yein bouht vs
Oure desirous loue & nat oonly
of vs but of oure olde fadres seying þis
Shal I þe nat se shal I nat dure trowest lord ihesus
Þou I sey god maker of alle þinges tame & rage
man bi comen in the laste age
What mekenesse haþ venquisshid þe
that is to sey after the glose…
Last Lines:
…& make vs of desire miȝti bi þi grace
in þi presence to se þe face to face