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The high father of bliss above
James Ryman, a hymn of praise to God — six quatrains (aaab) with ‘Te deum laudamus’ refrain and burden: ‘Singe we alle this tyme thus / 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. 61
First Lines:
The high fader of blisse aboue
Sent his owne sonne to oure behove…
Last Lines:
…His holy name and glorifie
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: 245-6.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 202-3; 1977, 178-9.