A CANTICLE LIKE THAT OF MOSES (DEUT. XXXII)
Hear, ye heavens, what I shall speak of Mary: let the earth hear the words
of my mouth.
Magnify her together with me: and let us exalt her name forever and ever.
O wicked and perverse generation: acknowledge our Lady for thy salvatrix.
Is she not thy mother, who hath possessed thee: and generated thee in
If thou leavest her, thou art not the friend of the supreme Caesar: for
without her He will not save thee.
Would that thou couldst understand, and be wise: and provide for thy last
As an infant without a nurse cannot live: so thou canst not have salvation
without Our Lady.
Let thy soul thirst for her, hold her, and do not let her go: until she has
Let thy mouth be filled with her praises: sing her magnificence the whole
Glory be to the Father, etc.