Christ, lines 104-213

O Dayspring, come and illuminate us: poet praises Earendel, the brightest of angels, sent to man upon Middle-earth.

O Emmanuel: poet praises God, the rule of all, and invites him to come in His own person.

O Joseph: poet praises Joseph, telling first the story of Joseph’s disbelief and anguish over Mary’s pregnancy and then celebrating Mary’s virginity.

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