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ze shal conceyve in zour wombe, indeede,
Reynyng in the hous of Jacob, of which regne shal
be n(o) end.
in what maner of wyse shal this be?
But I aske how it shal be do.
and the vertu of hym hyest shal schadu the so,
This is the sexte monyth of here passage, [64a] of here that clepyd was bareyn.
nothynge is impossyble to goddys usage:
they thynkyth longe to here what ze wyl seyn. here the aungel makyth a lytyl restynge and mary beholdyth
hym, and the aungel seyth:
239 ihesu) iħu MS 242 no] ñ MS full form this 259) MS has full form the has full forms and, thyn
255 ) MS. has
260 ) MS
Thorwe wyse werke of dyvinyte
As Adam, Abraham, and davyd in fere,
Maria: with all mekenes I clyne to this acorde,
bowynge down my face with all benyngnyte, Se here the hand-mayden of oure lorde,
Aftyr thi worde be it don to me.
Gramercy of your answere on hyght,
264 ) MS has full form the 272, 273, 276 282 ) MS has full forms thyn, and, and, these 274 rescu ) erased in MS and ther rescu substituted, H follows correction 279 preservere] psever MS, presevere H
here the holy gost discendit with iij bemys to oure lady, the sone of the godhed ne[x]t with iij bemys to the holy gost, the fadyr godly with iij bemys to the sone, and so entre all thre to
here bosom, and mary seyth:
parfyte god and parfyte man,
Now blyssyd be the hy3 trynyte !
ffare wel goddys modyr, I the honowre!
ffare wel goddys chawmere, and his bowre! 315 Maria : ffare wel Gabryel, specyalye!
ffare wel goddes mesangere expresse !
after 290, in stage-direction :] MS has the fadyr, the son next) nest MS, vest H 299 ) MS has full form thus 305 ) MS has full form thus
And namely of zour comfortabyl massage,
zour p(re)sence is my comfortacion. Gabryel: At zour wyl, lady, so shal it be,
ze gentyllest of blood and hyest of kynrede that reynyth in erth in ony degre, be pryncypal incheson of the godhede! I comende me onto zow, thu trone of the trinyte ! O! mekest mayde, now the modyr of ih(es)u! qwen of hefne, lady of erth, and empres of helle be ze [66a] socour to all synful that wol to zow sew. Thorozourbody beryth the babe oureblysse shalrenew, 335 to zow, modyr of mercy, most mekely I recomende, and as I began, I end, with an Ave new.
Enjonyd hefne and erth, with that I ascende.
Aue maria, gr(aci)a plena,
323 pray) Py MS 326 presence) psence MS 332 ihesu] ipu MS
after 338 Angeli ] Anġli MS gracia ] gia MS dominus] dûs MS serena ) sesena MS, serena H after sequenciam ) MS had originally and mary sayth, now erased Fol. 66b is blank.
[67 a] [PLAY] 12. (JOSEPH'S RETURN.]
Joseph: How, dame, how! undo goure dore, undo!
Are ze at hom ? why speke ze notht?
telle us youre herand. Wy[l] ze ought? 5 Joseph: Undo goure dore I sey zow to,
ffor to come in is all my thought.
ondo the dore, his wyl were wrought.
how haue ze ferd in fer countre?
I haue sore laboryd for the and me.
it solacyth me sore sothly to se zow in sy[ght]. 15 Joseph: Me merveylyth, wyff, surely youre face I can
but as the sonne with his bemys, qu(han) he is most
Maria : husband, it is as it plesyth oure lord, that
grace of hym grew.
for this syfte and many mo, good lord gramercy ! Joseph: how hast thu ferde, jentyl mayde,
whyl I haue be out of londe?
ry[ght] after the wyl of goddys sonde.
4 wyl] wy MS, wyl H 14 syght] syth MS H quhan) qû MS bryght] bryth MS H 23 nowght ) nowth MS H 24 ryght) ryth MS H