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Hail stern on the sea so bright
Ave maris stella dei mater alma’ — seven monorhyming quatrains
Title(s): Ave maris stella dei mater alma
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Bodley 425 (SC 2325), f. 93v
First Lines:
Aue maris stella dei mater alma
Heile sterne on þe se so bright…
Last Lines:
þe holi gost wold of hem spring
þise þre haue oure wurcheping
Editions:
Heuser, Wilhelm. “Eine vergessene handscrift des Surteespsalters und die dort eingeschalteten mittelenglischen gedichte.” Anglia 29 (1906): 385-412: 411-12.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XIV Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1924. 2nd ed., rev.: G. V. Smithers, Oxford, 1952: 58-9.