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This word that we Pater call
Four lines on the significance of ‘Pater’ — two couplets
Note: Cf. lines 369-372 of the Speculum Vitae (423).
Subjects: Lord’s Prayer
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity Hall shelf no (16), f. 88v
Transcription:
This Worde þat we Pater calle
Askes of vs his chylder alle
Luf and drede and obedyence
Seruyce honour & reuerence
Attributed Title: Pater Noster (f. 88v)
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Cambridge: at the UP, 1907: 34.
2.Source: London, British Library Royal 5 A.VI, f. 78
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild. A Register of Middle English Religious & Didactic Verse. 2 vols. London: Oxford University Press for the Bibliographical Society: 1916-20: 1.255, 360.