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An holy prayer here begins
John Audelay, An orison of the Wounds and the ‘Arms of Christ’ — twenty-three 6-line stanzas
Note: Stanzas 4-10 = stanzas 1-7 of 2838.
Author(s): John Audelay
Subjects: Christ, wounds of; Christ, ‘arms’ of
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 302 (SC 21876), ff. 8rb-9ra
First Lines:
An holy prayer here bygynnes
In remedy of sene dedly synnes…
Last Lines:
…þat heren & don after godis word
& holdyn hit in mynd
Attributed Title: De effusione Sanguinis Cristi in remisione peccatorum (f. 8rb); Explicit de Sanguine Cristi (f. 9ra)
Editions:
Halliwell-Phillipps, James Orchard. The Romance of Emperor Octavian: now first published from Mss at Lincoln and Cambridge Percy Society 14. London: T. Richards, 1844: 55-60.
Whiting, Ella Keats, ed. John Audelay: The Poems. EETS o.s. 184 (1931); repr. 1988: 50-4.