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The Son of God so full of might
A song of the Incarnation, ?by James Ryman — eight quatrains (abab) with refrain, ‘To saue mankynde alone’ and burden: ‘The sone of god in trone / Hath take mankynd alone’
Note: In James Ryman’s songbook but not attributed to him there.
Author(s): James Ryman (?)
Subjects: carols, Nativity
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 104-104v
First Lines:
The sone of god so full of myght
Came downe ffro heuen trone…
Last Lines:
…Born of a meyde I vnderstond
To saue mankynde alone
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 324-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 39; 1977, 32-3.