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DIMEV 5815
Thou art for us before yea Father him for to queme
Mankind’s prayer to Christ, in a Latin sermon — two couplets
Subjects: sermons, verse in; Christ, prayers to; Christ, plea to the father; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.8, f. 90
Transcription:
þou art for vs bifore ȝe fadur hym fort to queme
þou schalt come a domesday vs fort deme
and þarfore helpe vs þi seruaunsȝ þat þou hast i wrouth
wiche witȝ þi derworȝ blod þou hast i bouth
Note: Formerly f. 91.
Editions:
Erb, Peter C. “Vernacular Material for Preaching in MS Camb. Univ. Lib. Ii.III.8.” Mediaeval Studies 33 (1971): 63-84: 74.