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Fifteen prayers ('The Fifteen Os') of St Bridget, continued

Prayer, O Ihesu vitis, continued.



... alone upon the cross (see Isaiah, 63:3); of the wine and water from his side, pierced by a soldier's spear, which he offered to us to drink; of his body, hanging on the cross, wasted and dry, like a bundle of myrrh. She asks that by his passion and the shedding of his blood, he may wound her heart, that tears of penitence and love may be as her bread day and night; that he may convert her totally so that her heart may be a dwelling-place for him, her behaviour acceptable to him, and her end so worthy of praise, that she may be worthy to praise him, with all the saints, forever.


Burnet Psalter image.  Aberdeen University Library 1998.

eeffudisti quando in cruce torcular solus calcasti et\ ex lancea militari perfosso <percusso> latere nobis sanguinem\ et aquam propinasti ita ut nec minima <pauca vel minima> gutta in\ te remaneret tunc demum quasi myrre fasciculus\ in altum crucis suspensus fuisti et delicata caro\ tua evanuit et liquor viscerum tuorum exaruit et\ medulla ossium tuorum emarcuit. Per hanc ama\rissimam passionem tuam et preciossimi <preciosi> sangui\nis tui effusionem innocentis, O dulcis Ihesu vul\nera cor meum induratum ut penitencie et amare [amoris]\ lacrime sint michi panes die et nocte et converte\ me totaliter ad te ut cor meum tibi perpetuo fiat <sit> ha\bitabile et conversacio mea placita sit et accepta <semper>\ ac finis vite mee ita laudabilis ut post huius vi\te mee terminum te merear laudare cum omnibus\ sanctis tuis ineternum.

Pater noster.

Ave.\

Miscellaneous prayers and invocations

Prayer, Gracias tibi ago.



A prayer to Jesus Christ, invoking the stages of his passion.


Gracias tibi ago domine Ihesu Christe qui pas\sionem tuam inchoasti potenter tuam\ crucem baiulasti et huic innexus fuisti pacienter\ in hac sancta cruce erectus fuisti misericorditer in sancta\ cruce pependisti, graviter ac vulneratus penaliter loque-\



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