I am thine O save me Lord
Title: A Prayer for Salvation
Primary Text: MS Wellesley, 141-2.
Secondary Ed: 1988 Ellis d'Alessandro prints Wellesley text, 172-3; McGovern & Hinnant, 135-6.
Comment: It is subscribed "Sept 23, 1716, a Sunday evenings performance uncorrected" written in a sort of doggerel (7 syllabic line with 4 stresses variously positioned); awkward forced quality ("Be my shield and my Reward"). Perhaps this one needed more "correction."
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