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Behold how good and jocund it is
James Ryman, in praise of brotherly love — a single stanza rhyme royal
Author(s): James Ryman
Subjects: songs; peace; brotherly love
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.12, f. 72
First Lines:
Beholde how good & Iocunde it is
Brothers to dwelle in vnite…
Last Lines:
…God graunt vs alle by his grete grace
That we may be in his resting place
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius, ed. “Die Gedichte des Franziskaners Jacob Ryman.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 89 (1892): 167-338: 267.