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Almighty God so merciable
Grace before meat — one 6-line stanza
Subjects: grace, at meals
Versification: — six-line — aabaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2339, ff. 121v2-122
Transcription:
Almyȝti god so merciable
In fedinge þou make us resonable
ffor to serue þee here
And þerto lord þou make us able
To be fed at þin heuenli table
Wiþ alle þi seintis in fere
Attributed Title: Þese ben gracis to fore mete (rubricated, f. 121v)
2.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 70, f. 194v
Transcription:
Almiȝti god so merciable
In feding þu make us resonable
ffor to serue þee here
And þer to lord þou make us able
To be fed at þin heuenli table
Wiþ alle þi seintis in fere
Note: Immediately followed by words ‘Pater noster’ indicating beginning of prayer.
Attributed Title: Graces bifor mete (f. 194v)