John Speller's Web Pages A Virgin most pure

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A Virgin most pure
A Hampshire variant of the well-known carol "A Virgin most pure," from the collection of Dr. George B. Gardiner. Although the tune is complete, only fragmentary sections of the text have survived, which I have printed in bold type. I have supplied a hypothetical version of the missing text in square brackets, using several other versions of the carol.

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Bitterne Park, Southampton, in a postcard view of around 1910
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