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DIMEV 5703
This is bread to praise
Prayer of praise for corpus christi, in a Latin sermon — six lines
Subjects: Host; Eucharist; sermons, verse in; prayers, on sacraments; Sacrament, blessed; Blessed Sacrament
Versification: — six-line — abcbdb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.4.24, f. 173rb
Transcription:
þys ys bred to preyse
þat susteyneth þe wery & makyth hym strong to wend
þys ys bred meruelous
þat god wold to hys folke fro heuyn send
þat ys bred best of al
þat bryngyth hem þat hyt eten to ioye wyt owten eny ende