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O sweet angel to me so dear
‘A praier to the goode Angell’ — twenty lines: 3 x 6, aabccb, plus final couplet
Title(s): ‘A praier to the goode Angell’
Subjects: prayers, to guardian angel
Versification: — two-line, six-line — aa, aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library EL 34.B.7, f. 81
First Lines:
O swete angell to me soo deere
that nyght and day standithe me neere…
Last Lines:
…O swete Angell that keepithe me
Bryng me to blysse I pray the
Note: Written as prose.
Attributed Title: A praier to the goode Angell (f. 81)
Editions:
Legg, J. Wickham, ed. The Processional of the Nuns of Chester. Henry Bradshaw Society, 1899: 27.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 205.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 107.