SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 1480
IMEV 886
NIMEV 886
Full long I have a servant be
John Lydgate, ‘The Servant of Cupyde forsaken’, A New Year’s Gift — nine 8-line stanzas and Envoy
Author(s): John Lydgate
Title(s): ‘The Servant of Cupyde forsaken’
Subjects: Cupid; occasional poems; love lyrics; envoys
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 16165, ff. 255-256
First Lines:
fful longe I haue a seruant be
on to mighty god cupyde…
Last Lines:
…Whos galle ay newe doþ infect
þe sugre of men in euery place
Attributed Author: Lydgate (f. 255)
Attributed Title: Complaynt Lydegate (f. 255)
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble, ed. John Lydgate: The Minor Poems, Vol. II: Secular Poems. EETS o.s. 192 (1934); repr. 1961: 427-9.