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Corpus Christi Carol is a Middle or Early Modern English hymn (or carol), first found in a manuscript written around 1504 by an apprentice grocer named Richard Hill. The original writer of the carol remains anonymous.

The structure of the carol is seven stanzas, each with rhyming couplets. The use of seven stanzas probably has religious significance. Seven is a number that is considered perfect, which would make sense as Christ is mentioned in the seventh stanza. It is also… read more

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Jeff Buckley - Corpus Christi Carol Lyrics


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  • now I know he was something more than a human being. [4]
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