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For you my lady I am nigh slain
Humfrey Newton, To his mistress — four quatrains with refrain, ‘for ye haue my hert for euer more’
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 430.
Author(s): Humfrey Newton
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 84vb
First Lines:
for you my lady I am neȝ slayn
for thoȝtes greue me verray sore…
Last Lines:
…[Þerfore] my payn is more & more
bot in tyme [I wot ye will weake]
for ye haue my hert for euer more
Note: Last few lines at bottom edge of page where wear has made them mostly illegible.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “The Poems of Humphrey Newton, Esquire, 1466-1536.” PMLA 65 (1950): 249-81: 274-5.