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  • Nativitas gloriose virginis is a three-part organum, which is attributed to the medieval French composer Perotinus fl c.1200, who is also known as Pérotin.

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  • As such, it consists of an the sung word "Alleluia" followed by three verses the first line of which is "Nativitas gloriose virginis" ~ All Music Guide

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  • Its text is the same as that of Example 1, except that it has "Agathae martyres: de cujus passione" (Agatha martyr, at whose passion) instead of "Mariae virginis: de cujus assumptionae" (the Virgin Mary, for whose Assumption).

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  • The Grolier Club A copy of a Book of Hours, "Hor [a] e Beatissime virginis marie ad legitimum Sarisburiensis Ecclesie ritum cum quindecim orationibus beate Brigitte," printed in 1534 in Paris for the English market.

    King Henry VIII's Artifacts

  • Fingebam honestatem plusquam virginis vestalis, intuebar oculis uxoris, addebam gestus, &c.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Aspectum virginis sponte fugit insanus fere, et impossibile existimans ut simul eam aspicere quis possit, et intra temperantiae metas se continere.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • When Jupiter wooed Juno first (Lilius Giraldus relates it out of an old comment on Theocritus) the better to effect his suit, he turned himself into a cuckoo, and spying her one day walking alone, separated from the other goddesses, caused a tempest suddenly to arise, for fear of which she fled to shelter; Jupiter to avoid the storm likewise flew into her lap, in virginis Junonis gremium devolavit, whom

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Agamemnonis caput velavit, ut omnes quem possent, maximum moerorem in virginis patre cogitarent.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Mersur, átque ex tunc in Babyloniam, et Cayr, præfatam: In ista verò Babylonia habetur pulchra Ecclesia Mariæ virginis, in loco vbi morabatur cum filio suo, et Ioseph tempore suæ fugæ, et creditur ibi contineri corpus Virginis Barbaræ.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Ibíque monstrantur rubra saxa albis respersa maculis, quòd simpliciores narrant saxis euenisse de abundantia lactis virginis ab vberibus eiecti.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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