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O High Father of heaven bliss
James Ryman, A prayer to God in Trinity — four quatrains (aaab) including refrain, ‘Miserere nobis’ and burden: ‘Pater de celis deus / Miserere nobis’
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: prayers, to God; Trinity
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 8
First Lines:
O highe ffader of heuen blys
Sith crist thy sone our broder is…
Last Lines:
…As thou art lorde of euery cost
Miserere nobis
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 333.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 210; 1977, 186.