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Of Mary a maid without leasing
James Ryman, A carol listing the events in the life of Christ — seven quatrains (aaab) including Latin refrain and/or burden: ‘Te deum laudamus
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, Nativity; Christ, life of
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 7350, Part I, f. iv
First Lines:
Of mary a mayde withowt lesyng
This day was borne a worthy kyng
Therfor with Ioy now lett vs syng
Te deum laudamus
Last Lines:
…That we may cume in to that place
To syng with Ioy be fore his face
Te deum laudamus
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “The Bradshaw Carols.” PMLA 81 (1966): 308-10: 309.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 31.