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Hail Holy Father of the high country
James Ryman, A prayer to St. Francis — one stanza rhyme royal
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Francis of Assisi, saint, prayer to; prayers, to saints
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 79
First Lines:
Hayle holy fader of the high Cuntrey
Of frere mynours the beawtie & light…
Last Lines:
…Out of this lyfe when we shull wende
To blisse lede vs that hath noon ende
Attributed Author: Ryman (f. 80)
Attributed Title: Of seint ffraunceys (f. 79)
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 283.