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Thou art solace in all our woe
James Ryman, a hymn to Christ — three quatrains (abab) including refrain, ‘Thou art welcum with us to dwell’ and burden: ‘O rex noster emanuel / Thou art welcum with us to dwell’
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: carols, Nativity
Versification: — four-line — abab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 104v
First Lines:
Thou art solace in alle oure woo
And thou art oure confort as welle…
Last Lines:
…Therfore we sey bothe man and childe
Thou arte welcum with us to dwelle
Note: Not attributed to Ryman in the MS.
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 325.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 58; 1977, 48.