There is no rose of such virtue
as is the rose that bare Jesu: Alleluia.
For in this rose contained was
heaven and earth in little space: Res miranda.
By that rose we may well see
there be one God in persons three: Pares forma.
Then leave we all this worldly mirth
and follow we this joyous birth: Transeamus.
Words anonymous, 15th century
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