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IMEV 2765
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Praise to God sorrowfully to forgive you your sin
[Prayer?] in two verse lines and one long prose line
Subjects: advice, spiritual



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, St Paul’s Cathedral Library MS 8 [formerly 9.D.xix], f. 264v
Transcription:
Prayes to god sorofuly to forgyff ȝow þour syn
Prayes to god mekely to bryng ȝow to blys þat he is In
Prayes to god hertly þat he kep ȝow fro ȝowr enemys
þat þay of ȝow þe ouer hond ne w[yn? (lost in gutter)]
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.166.