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DIMEV 1052
IMEV 642.5
NIMEV TM 322
Come over the woods fair and green
An amorous dialogue with gathering flowers imagery — ten 8-line Monk’s Tale stanzas with refrains, ‘for conforth ys non alone to be’ and ‘alone’
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 322.
Subjects: dialogues; lovers, dialogues; women, as speakers/narrators
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 58v-60
First Lines:
Come ouer the woodes fair and grene
the goodly mayde þat lustye wenche…
Last Lines:
…and ye shall fynde ytt for your prowe
for comforthe ys non alone to be
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius. “Under the Greenwood-Tree.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 87 (1891): 433-5: 433-5.
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 377-80.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 64.
Jansen, Sharon L., and Kathleen H. Jordan, eds. The Welles Anthology: MS. Rawlinson C.813: A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1991: 222-6.