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O blessed maid mother and wife
James Ryman, an orison to the Virgin Mary — five quatrains (aaab) with refrain, ‘Ora pro nobis dominum’ and burden: ‘Cum sola sis spes hominum / Ora pro nobis dominum
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Virgin Mary, prayers to; prayers, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 7-7v
First Lines:
O blessid mayde moder and wyffe
Graunter of pease seaser of stryffe…
Last Lines:
…Thatte heuyn blysse may be oure mede
Ora pro nobis dominum
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 331-2.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 161-2; 1977, 143.