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NIMEV TM 32
A new song anew
Beware of a false mistress — four cross-rhymed quatrains
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 32.
Subjects: mistress, false; lover’s lament; women, faithlessness of
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], f. 14v
First Lines:
a newe songe anewe
vnto yow louers blynde…
Last Lines:
…take hede I saye ye doo nott Soo
be warre ye louers of Suche treason
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 328.
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: 116-17.