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DIMEV 1264
Farewell joy and welcome pain
Beloved’s mourning for the absence of ‘hanton payell’ — two couplets
Subjects: lovers, absence/separation of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Philadelphia, Rosenbach Museum and Library 1083/29 [olim Earl of Aberdeen], f. ii
Transcription:
fayerwell goey and wellcome pagen
tayell I se hanton payell aeyn
bey gower on yow wot well who
that euer hayes ben and shall be so
Note: Added by a hand of the sixteenth century to front flyleaf, signed ‘par me h s’.