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O sweet Jesu we knowledge this
James Ryman, a hymn to Christ — ten quatrains (aaab) with ‘Te deum laudamus’ refrain and burden: ‘Syng we alle þys tyme þus / Te deum laudamus
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: Christ, carols to; carols, to Christ
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 92v-93
First Lines:
O swete Ihesu we knowlege this
Thatte thou art kyng of heuen blis…
Last Lines:
…Sith we do trust only in the
Te deum laudamus
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 304-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 206-7; 1977, 182-3.