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NIMEV TM 389
Ever sovereign sweet sweetest in sight
Humfrey Newton, a love letter to his best beloved mistress, with acrostic on Elin — one quatrain
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992) TM 389; cf. 1220.
Author(s): Humfrey Newton
Subjects: acrostics; love letters
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 93va
Transcription:
Euer souereyn swete swettist in siȝt
lose me of my care as ye are creatour kith
in wo I ly for your beaut so briȝt
no thinge may me glade noþer meyte ne mirthe
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “The Poems of Humphrey Newton, Esquire, 1466-1536.” PMLA 65 (1950): 249-81: 267.