The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

The hu~bande of Mary

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(damage) the hu~bande of Mary

(damage) Jo~eph ~toode her by

And ~ayde he was ready

To ~erue her if nede were.

When ~he her deare ~onne ~e

She ~et him on her kne

And ~ong hydder to me.

Cum ba~~e thy mother deare

On her lap ~he him layde

And with her pappe he playde

And euer ~ang the mayde

Come ba~~e thy mother dere.

With lyppes collyng

His mouth ofte ~he dyd ki~~e

And ~ayd ~weete hert myne

I pray you make good chere.

To this chylde let vs pray

That borne was on this day

Of Mary the mylde may

To graunt vs all good chere.



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