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DIMEV 70
A Jesu Christ that us is above [A Iesu Crist that ous is boue]
A prayer to Jesus that we may live in such a way as to come to heaven — five couplets
Subjects: Christ; prayers, to Christ
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 86 (SC 1687), f. 134v
First Lines:
A Iesu Crist that ous is boue
For his swete moder loue…
Last Lines:
…to Wowe God that we mote
Hounderfongen heueriche bote
Editions:
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 26.