Percy Society Volume 4

Percy Society Volume 4

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1841 edition. Excerpt: ...a chylde fulle gong, The weche causeth for to syng, nowell. Criste is now born of a pure mayde, In an o e stalle he ys layde, Wherefor syng we alle atte a brayde, nowell. Bevvez bien par tutte la company, Make gode chere and be ryght mery, And syng with us now joyfully, nowell. MERVELE nogt, Josep, on Mary mylde; Forsake hyr not, they she be with chylde. I, Josep, wonder how this may be, That Mary we gret when y and she Ever have levyd in chastite; If she be with chylde, hit ys not by me. Mervelle not, Joseph. The holy gost, with mercifulle disstens, In here hathe entryd wythowte offens, God and man eonceyved by hys presens, And she virgyn pure wythowte violens. Mervelle no, J oseph. What the angelle of God to me dothe say, I, J oseph, muste and wille umble obay, Ellys prively y wolde have stole a-way, But now wille y serve here tille that y day. Mervelle not, J osep. Josep, thow shalt here mayde and moder fynde, Here sone redemptor of alle mankynde, Thy fore-faderes of paynes to unbynde; Therefor muse not this mater in thy mynde. Mervelle not. Prqfate, welcome, wellecome! Thys tyme ys borne a chylde of grace, That for us mankynde hathe take. A kinges sone and au emperoure YS comyn oute of a madynys toure, With us to dwelle with grete honowre. This holy tyme of Cristesmesse, Alle sorwe and synne we shulde relese, And caste away alle hevynesse. The gode lord of this place entere, Seith welcome to alle that now apere, Unto suche fare as ye fynde here. Wellecome be this new ere! And loke ye alle be of gode chere; Our Lorde God be at oure denere! Jhesu, of a mayde thou woldest be borne, To save mankynde that was for-lorne, And alle for owr synnes, miserere nobis. Angelis ther were, mylde of mode, Song to that swete fode, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 4mm | 136g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973194
  • 9781236973191