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Fresh amorous sights of country fair and strange
Letter from John Pympe to Sir John Paston in France 1477 — five stanzas rhyme royal
Note: Davis (1971); Gairdner (1904).
Author(s): John Pympe
Subjects: letters; Paston, John, sir; Pympe, John
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 43491, f. 22
First Lines:
Fresh amorouse sihts of countreys ferre and straunge
Haue all forddone your old affeccion…
Last Lines:
…For Master Paston the thyng whereon my blisse
Was holly sette is all fordoone I wysse
Note: Robbins and Cutler (1965) cites 3.185 for original Gairdner ed.
Editions:
Gairdner, James, ed. The Paston Letters. 6 vols. London: Chatto & Windus, 1904; repr. Alan Sutton, 1986: 5.280-1.
Fenn, John. Original Letters Written during the Reigns of Henry VI…. London: Robinson, 1787 (The Paston Letters): 2.234.
Davis, Norman, ed. The Paston Letters and Papers of the Fifteenth Century. 2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1971, 1976: 2.417-18.