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Atwix dread and trembling reverence
John Lydgate, Exposition of the Pater Noster — forty-two 8-line stanzas, including envoy
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): Exposition of the Pater Noster
Subjects: Lord’s Prayer, exposition of; envoys
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Laud misc. 683 (SC 798), ff. 81-87
First Lines:
A twyxe dred and tremblyng reuerence
a stoned I am for fer dar nat be hold…
Last Lines:
…that I may ffynde supportacyoun
By goddes ffavour to correcte of ther grace
Attributed Title: HEre begynneth the Pater noster (f. 81)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. I: Religious Poems. EETS e.s. 107 (1911; repr. 1961): 60-71.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Jesus College Q.G.8 (56), ff. 47v-53
First Lines:
[A]twix drede and tremblyng Reuerence
Astonyd I am for fere dar nat beholde…
Last Lines:
…That I may fynde supportacion
By goodly fauoure to corret of þeire grace
Attributed Title: Incipit Pater Noster (f. 47v)
Editions:
Mahir, Otto, ed. Eine religiöse Gedichte John Lydgates. Oberviechtach: Adolf Mahir, 1910: 1-14.
3.Source: London, British Library Harley 2255, ff. 32v-39v
First Lines:
Atwixe dreed and tremblyng reuerence
Astonyd I am for feer dar not beholde…
Last Lines:
…That I may fynde Supportacioun
By goodly favour to correcte of ther grace
Attributed Author: Explicit quod Iohn lydgate (f. 39v, in margin)
Attributed Title: Pater noster (f. 32v, in rubric)