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O closed gate of Ezekiel
James Ryman, a hymn to the Virgin Mary — eight quatrains with refrain ‘Of thy conforte lete vs not mys’, and burden: ‘O Virgyne marie quene of blis / Of thy conforte lete vs not mys’
Note: See 3859.
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Virgin Mary, hymns to; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 15-16
First Lines:
O closed gate of Ezechiell
O plentevous mounte of daniel…
Last Lines:
…Maye come to blis celestiall
Of thy conforte lete vs not mys
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 174-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 143; 1977, 127.