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Jesu, thou the Virgin‑born

Language: English

Jesu, of a Maiden Thou wast born
To save mankind that was forlorn
All for our sins.
Jesu, fili Virgine, miserere nobis.

Within a cradle He was laid
Both ox and ass with Him played
With joy and bliss.

Then for us He shed His blood,
And also died He on the rood,
All for our sins.

And then to hell He took the way
To ransom them that there did lay,
With joy and bliss.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Text added to the website: 2010-12-30.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:10
Line count: 13
Word count: 76

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