Everyman :
A. C. Cawley

Scene 11

Knowlege.
Eueryman, I wyll go with the and be thy gyde,
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In they moost nede to go by thy syde.
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Eueryman.
In good condycyon I am now in euery thynge,
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And am holy content with this good thynge,
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Thanked be God my creature.
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Good Dedes.
And whan she hath brought you there
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Where thou shalte hele the of thy smarte,
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Than go you with your rekenynge & your Good Dedes togyder,
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For to make you ioyfull at herte
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Before the Blessyd Trynyte.
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Eueryman.
My Good Dedes, gramercy!
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I am well content, certaynly,
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With your wordes swete.
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Knowlege.
Now go we togyder louyngly
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To Confessyon, that clensynge ryuere.
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Eueryman.
For ioy I wepe; I wolde we were there!
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But, I pray you, gyue me cognycyon
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Where dwelleth that holy man, Confessyon.
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Knowlege.
In the house of saluacyon;
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We shall fynde hym in that place,
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That shall vs comforte, by Goddes grace.
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Lo, this is Confessyon. Knele downe & aske mercy,
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For he is in good conceyte with God Almyghty.
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Eueryman.
O gloryous fountayne, that all vnclennes doth claryfy,
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Wasshe fro me the spottes of vyce vnclene,
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That on me no synne may be sene.
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I come with Knowlege for my redempcyon,
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Redempte with herte and full contrycyon;
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For I am commaunded a pylgrymage to take,
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And grete accountes before God to make.
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Now I praye you, Shryfte, moder of saluacyon,
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Helpe my Good Dedes for my pyteous exclamacyon.
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