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The Fathers Son of heaven bliss / Of a pure Maid man become is
A song of the Nativity, in James Ryman’s songbook — three 4-line stanzas (aaab) with ‘Te deum’ refrain and burden(bb): ‘Dulciter pangamus / Te deum laudamus
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, of the Trinity
Versification: — four-line — aaab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 93v
First Lines:
The ffaders sonne of heuen blis
Of a pure meyde man becum ys…
Last Lines:
…ffulle sweetly sunge to that lorde þo
Te deum laudamus
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 306-7.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 207-8; 1977, 184.