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DIMEV 4073
IMEV 2569
NIMEV 2569
O Thou Holy Ghost give us good dread
A prayer for the Seven Gifts of the Holy Ghost — one stanza rhyme royal
Subjects: Holy Ghost, gifts of; prayers, for gifts of the Holy Ghost
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 549 (SC 2298), f. 78v
First Lines:
O thow holy Gost ȝeue vs good drese
And worthely thy Pyte for to vndir fong…
Last Lines:
…And trewe vnderstandyng of thyn holy wylle
And wyth clere wysdom hyt to fulfylle
Attributed Title: The vii ȝeftys to the holy Gost (f. 78v)