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Salue decus pauperum
A macaronic hymn to St. Francis, in a volume of songs by Ryman — eight 6-line stanzas, including a 2-line refrain, ‘As clerly nowe itte dothe appere / To feithfull man bothe farre & nere’
Subjects: hymns, to saints; Francis of Assisi, saint
Versification: — six-line — ababcc
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 100v-101
First Lines:
Salue decus pauperum
In whom be vertuys ryue…
Last Lines:
…Thatt clerly then they may appere
Before thy face thatt is so clere
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 318.