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DIMEV 1434
Fortune unfriendly thou art unto me
Complaint against fortune — one five-line stanza
Subjects: Fortune, complaint against; songs
Versification: — five-line — abbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], f. 116v
Transcription:
Fortune vnfrendly þou art vnto me
My dyligent seruise to my soverayne
There I leve Fortune ȝit wyll I turne ageyne
Wher fortune hathe fayled me with his trace
My lord to plese my tutor shal be Grace
Facsimiles:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. “Some New Texts of Early Tudor Songs.” Notes and Queries n.s. 27 [225] (1980): 293-5: 294.