Senex puerum

William Byrd

Senex puerum portabat, puer autem senem regebat:
quem Virgo peperit, et post partum Virgo permansit,
ipsum quem genuit adoravit.  
The old man carried the boy, but the boy ruled the old man.
Whom the virgin bore, and afterwards remained a virgin,
the very same to whom she gave birth, she worshipped.
Antiphon of the Purification

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