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DIMEV 5493
The surest way to conquer sin
On efficacy of praying to Christ to conquer sin — one quatrain
Subjects: Christ, name of; Christ, prayers to; prayers, for protection; prayers, to Christ; sins, remedies against
Versification: — four-line — abcb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce A.314 (printed book: Arnolds Chronicle), f. 118v
Transcription:
The sewrest waye to conquer synne
& hould the devyll at baye
is ofte on Iesus name to call
& ofte to him to praye
Note: Follows 6610, written in a hand of the sixteenth century.