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That holy clerk Saint Augustine
James Ryman, A song of Repentance — six quatrains (aaab) and burden: ‘Amende we vs while we haue space / For why nowe is þe tyme of grace’
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, of repentance
Versification: — four-line — aaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 46-46v
First Lines:
That holy Clerke seint Augustyne
Seith now is tyme forto inclyne
And graunte vs grace to dwell in blis
ffor why now is the tyme of grace…
Last Lines:
…Amende we vs while we haue space
ffor why nowe is the tyme of grace
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 215-16.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 243; 1977, 215-16.