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DIMEV 4028
O precious Lord under w[ ]
A prayer to God as creator and guardian of all to help the sinful petitioner — fragments of twelve lines, possibly couplets
Subjects: God, prayers to; fragments; prayers, of sinners; prayers, to God
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Eng. misc. C.674, f. 1
Transcription:
O precyous Lord vndur w[ ]
All thyng dependeth b[ ]
ffische fowles elementes [ ]
ffor in thy diuine prescyens [ ]
On the souerayne lord I synf[ ]
That am thy careful creat[ ]
In euery dissease thou hast b[ ]
And so I trust at this tyme t[ ]
Seth the tyme that these Ie[ ]
Myn hert neuer warmed tha[ ]
That was on thursday [ ]
ffor of bote [ ]
Note: Fragment of paper page, written in hand of the fifteenth century, found in June 1977 in Oxford, Bodleian Library Ashmole 1518 between ff. 77 and 78; set out as verse with upper case letters at beginnings of each line.