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K. J. Erben (1811–1870)

AVE MARIA

Hail to thee, Mary, full of love;
With thee the very God above;
In thy perfect purity,
Among all women blessed be!
Blessed thy offspring undefiled,
Blessed the heavenly saviour child.
Mother of God, pray now for our sin,
And when our final hour draws in.

 
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