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DIMEV 6409
When so come by day or by night
Prayer to Christ and Mary for entry to heaven — two roughly cross-rhymed quatrains
Subjects: inscriptions; prayers, to Virgin Mary; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — four-line — abab



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Cawston, Norfolk, Church of St. Agnes gallery at north end, in tower
First Lines:
When so come be day or be night
Þou pray to god we make gode ende…
Last Lines:
…Þat þe bliss we mouht [obteyn]
Þat for us all dyd on Rode
Note: Mural inscription, no longer extant; signed ‘John Bridal’, c. 1385.
Editions:
Rye, Walter. Some Early English Inscriptions in Norfolk before 1600. London: Jarrolds, [1923]: 29-30.