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Gode were þis erchebiscops : þat at one tyme were þo •
Þe betere is engelond uor hem : ⁊ worþ euermo •
Our lord ȝef anerþe : seyn dunston vaire grace •
Þat at one tyme as he was : in apriue place •
His fuder ⁊ is moder ek : In þe Ioie of heuene he sey an hey
After þat hi dede were : aperteliche he sey •
Wel gret loue our lord him cudde : wen he him scewede þere
So muche os is priuete : þe wule he alyue were
As he lay anoþer tyme : In is reste anyȝt
He sei þe Ioie of heuene : ⁊ þe place þerinne wel bryȝt •
Angeles he hurde also synge : a muri song þer Inne •
Þat me syngeþ ȝut in holi churche : wenne me deþ þe masse bigynne
Kyrieleyson Christeleyson : was þat muri song
Þis holi mon þat þis ihurde : ne þoȝte noþing long •
Wel auȝte he to heuene come : after is ende day •
Wen he þe wule he was alyue : so muche of heuene isay •
Harpe he loue swiþe wel : of harpe he couþe Inouȝ •
A day he sat in is solas : ⁊ alay þer on drouȝ •
Þe harpe he heng up by þe wouȝ : þo it was tyme to ete
Þo it was ȝare þerto ibroȝt : he sat adoun to is mete •
Of he gan to þenche þo : of Ioie þat was þere
Of þe Ioiuol blisse þat þer was : ameng halwen þat þere were
He sat as he were Inome : so muche þer on he þoȝte •
His harpe he heng bi þe wowe : of wam he licte roȝte •
Heo bigan to cuþe is holi þoȝt : ded tre þeȝ it were
As our lordes wille was : þat hyrde alle þat were þere
Al bi him sulf he gan to harpi : amuri antempne iwis •
Þat me syngeþ ȝut in holi churche : þat an englisc is þis •
Halwen soulen glade beþ : þat in heuene beþ ido •
Þat siweþ our lordes wey : ⁊ uor hi scedde also
Hor blod uor is swete loue : þeruore hi scholleþ wone
kynges ben wiþþouten ende : wiþ crist godes sone •
Þis antempne þat muri is : as þat folc hurden alle
Þe harpe song al him sulf : as heo heng bi þe walle •
Vair grace our lord him scewede þer : wen þat dede tre •
So schulde synge of þulke Ioie : þat he schulde Inne be •
Lord iheried be þin grace : ⁊ þi miȝte also •
Þat þu wost uor him her alyue : such miracle do •
Þo þis holi mon hadde ilyued : anerþe mony aday
is ende day was ney icome : as he him sulf isay •

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