Verse > Anthologies > Margarete Münsterberg, ed., trans. > A Harvest of German Verse
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Margarete Münsterberg, ed., trans.  A Harvest of German Verse.  1916.
 
A Lovely Rose Is Sprung
Anonymous (16th Century)
 
A LOVELY rose is sprung,
Out of a tender root,
As men of old have sung,
From Jesse’s stem a shoot.
And so a flower bright        5
Has bloomed in coldest winter
E’en in the deepest night.
 
The little rose I mean
Whereof Isaiah told,
Pure Mary, maid serene        10
Brought forth alone—behold:
Through God’s eternal might
A little child she bore us
E’en in the deepest night.
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors