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DIMEV 5542
IMEV 3510.5
NIMEV 3510.5
Thee then we beseeken thy servants do good
A couplet from the Te Deum translating, ‘Te ergo quesumus famulis tuis subueni quos precioso sanguine redimisti’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook — one couplet
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: liturgical texts, translations; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 95
Transcription:
Þe þanne we beseken þi seruans do good
Þe wiche þat þu bouthtest with þi dere blod
Attributed Title: De Oracione (f. 93)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 29.