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IMEV 648.5
NIMEV 648.5
Complain I may
‘Dame Pitiles’: a lover’s complaint — seven 8-line tail-rhyme stanzas
Note: Stanza 7 may be later: cf. Seaton (1961), 187.
Title(s): ‘Dame Pitiles’
Subjects: complaints, lovers’
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Missing, lost, or destroyed, (?) No known MS survives or MS not identified
Editions:
Hawkins, Sir Thomas. A General History of the Science and Practice of Music. 5 vols. London: T. Payne, 1776: 3.27-8.