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Saint Mary lady bright
A hymn of the Five Joys — five 12-line stanzas (aabaabccbccb)
Subjects: Virgin Mary, joys of; hymns, to Virgin Mary
Versification: — twelve-line stanza — aabaabccbccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College B.14.39 (323), f. 25ra-25rb
First Lines:
Seinte marie leuedi brist
moder þov art of muchel mist…
Last Lines:
…for þe ioie þat euer is newe
þov let me neuer be fur lorn
Attributed Title: v. gaudia (f. 25ra)
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.48-9.
Mätzner, Edouard Adolf Ferdinand. Altenglische Sprachproben, I: Poesie. Berlin: Wiedmann, 1867: 1.51-3.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 27-9.