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Hail full of grace Christ is with thee
James Ryman, A hymn on the Angelic Salutation — ten quatrains (abab) with alternating refrains all ending ‘Emanuel’, and four-line burden: ‘Nowel nowel nowel nowel / Nowel nowel nowel nowel / Inquit marie gabriel / concipies emanuel
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, Annunciation; Virgin Mary, salutation to
Versification: — four-line — abab, aaaa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 12v-13v
First Lines:
Hayle full of grace criste is with the
To mary seide Aungel Gabriell…
Last Lines:
…Of Mary wyfe moder & mayde
Nunc natus est emanuel
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 170-1.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 176; 1977, 155-6.