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This is the stone cut of the hill
James Ryman, The Prophecy of Emmanuel — six six-line stanzas (ababbb, including a 3-line refrain, ‘Nomen eius emanuell / Scripture full welle to vs doth tell / Nomen eius emanuell’, and burden: ‘A chielde is borne with vs to dwell / Nomen eius emanuell
Author(s): James Ryman
Title(s): The Prophecy of Emmanuel
Subjects: carols, Nativity
Versification: — six-line — ababbb
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, ff. 75v-76
First Lines:
This is the stone kut of the hille
Thus seith the prophete Daniell…
Last Lines:
…Scripture full well to vs doth tell
Nomen eius Emanuell
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 274-5.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 45; 1977, 37.