The Hymns and Carols of Christmas

Ipse mocat me

For Christmas

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Middle English; retyped in Old Blackletter

Source: Edward Bliss Reed, ed., Christmas Carols Printed in the 16th Century Including Kele's Christmas Carolles Newly Inprynted. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1932).

Gebit. gebit. gebit. gebit.
Lux fulgebit hodie.

Ipse mocat me
An aple is no pere tree
In ciuitate David
    Gebit. etc.

Notum fecit dominus
Sy the byll one knoweth a gose
In ciuitate David.
    Gebit. etc.

Aparuit Csau
A red gowne is not blew
In ciuitate David
    Gebit. etc.

Uerbum caro factum est
A shepe is a peryllous beste
In ciuitate David
    Gebit. gebit. etc.


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