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O God and man sempiternal
James Ryman, A hymn to God in Trinity — fourteen quatrains (aaab) including refrain, ‘Te deum verumque laudamus’ and burden: ‘Alpha et o quem vocamus / Te deum verumque laudamus
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: hymns, to God; Trinity
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 59v-60
First Lines:
O god & man sempiternall
That hast made vs free that were thrall…
Last Lines:
…With contrite hert & with myelde moode
Te deum verumque laudamus
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: 241-2.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 200-1; 1977, 177.