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DIMEV 4077
NIMEV 2571.77
O thou my brother have in thy mind
Prayer to the Virgin Mary, in a prose miracles of the Virgin Mary — eight 12-line stanzas (ababababbcbc) including refrain, ‘Mater misericordie
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — twelve-line — ababababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Leeds, Leeds University Library Brotherton 501 [olim Horton Hold Hall, Maggs Bros. Sale Cat. No. 580, Item 450], ff. 89v-90
First Lines:
O þou my brothyr haue in thy mende
how thy flesh and thy blood ys ordeynd
to be in heuyn above all angelys clere…
Last Lines:
…For y was ordeynd or y was oght
to be mater misericordie
Note: Verses partly prosified.
Attributed Title: Here begynnyth a lytyl matyr of the gloryous virgyne oure lady seynt marye whiche for al senful ys mene to hyr sone ihesu that wurshepith here wyth ony preyer or orysoun as yt folwyth here (f. 89v)
Editions:
Pickering, Oliver S. “A Middle English Prose Miracle of the Virgin, with Hidden Verse.” Medium Ævum 57 (1988): 219-39: 231-4.