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DIMEV 4322
NIMEV 2723.33
Our Lord Jesu Christ
Charm for sprained or dislocated wrists or ankles — rough couplets and a triplet
Subjects: charms; medicine
Versification: — two-line, three-line — aa, aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HM 64 [olim Phillipps 6883], f. 145ra
Transcription:
Oure lorde Ihesu criste
ouere a don roode
And his foole sloode
And owre lorde criste aboode
And layde lithe to lithe
And flesshe to flesshe
And bone to bone
And com hym to boote
I praye criste Ihesu so this moote
Note: Followed by prose instructions: ‘And in the name of thee fader & sonn & the holy goste saye this charme 3es and at euery tyme saye a pater noster aue marie & crede’ (f. 145ra).
Attributed Title: For armes or legges that ar myswreyght say thes wordes (f. 145ra)
Editions:
Hanna, Ralph, ed. “The Index of Middle English Verse and Huntington Library Collections: A Checklist of Addenda.” Publications of the Bibliographical Society of America 74 (1980): 235-58: 249-50.