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In prophecy thus it is said
James Ryman, The prophecy of Simeon — six quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘Mary so myelde alone / For her chielde made grete mone’
Author(s): James Ryman
Title(s): The prophecy of Simeon
Subjects: prophecies; carols, of the Passion; Simeon
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 78
First Lines:
In prophesy thus it is saide
The whiche no wyse may be denayde…
Last Lines:
…As vnto hym that died thoo
To save mankyende alone
Attributed Author: Ryman (f. 80)
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 280.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 120; 1977, 108.