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Now let us be merry both all and some
A macaronic Christmas poem — three quatrains
Subjects: Christmastide
Versification: — four-line
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2942, f. 4
First Lines:
Now let vs be mery bothe all and some
ffrome heven and hyghe all tydinges vs com…
Last Lines:
…He cam downe frome heven þat hygh Sitie
To delyver vs frome captivitie
ypse est proprio sanguine
Kirielayson
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “An English Nativity Song from a Latin Processional.” American Notes and Queries n.s. 11 [209] (1964): 147-9: 148.