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Saint Nicholas was of great post
A carol to St. Nicholas — seven irregular quatrains and burden: ‘Alle maydenis for godes grace / Worchepe ȝe seynt nicolas’
Subjects: carols, to saints; Nicholas, saint
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Sloane 2593, ff. 2v-3
First Lines:
Seynt nicholas was of gret poste
For he worchepid maydenis þre…
Last Lines:
…& throw godes grace he xulde hem synde
Husbondes þre good & hind[e]
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols printed from a manuscript in the Sloane Collection. London: Pickering, 1836: 2.
Wright, Thomas, ed. Songs and Carols. Warton Club 4. London: Richards, 1856: 4-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 218; 1977, 193.