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Catholic Activity: Marian Hymn: Virgin Blessed, Thou Star the Fairest

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Hymn that can be sung on Marian feast days. Italian Laude, 15th century. (Sing andante, or slowly.)

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1. Virgin blessed, Thou star the fairest,
Brighter none in heaven shining,
Never could my tongue be telling,
O Maria thy beauty rarest.

2. Virgin blessed, enthroned for ever,
Daughter of the Lord and Mother,
To my erring ways bring comfort,
Let Thy mercy forget me never.

Activity Source: Around the Year with the Trapp Family by Maria Augusta Trapp, Pantheon Books Inc., New York, New York, 1955