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Green flowering of your manly countenance
Let never the love of true lovers be lost: a young lady to her lover — fifteen lines
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], f. 53v
First Lines:
grene flouryng age of your manly countenance
your youthe your lustynes and your delectable corage…
Last Lines:
…for my harte yn your mynde ys closyde
In my bodye ytt wyll nott abyde
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 370.
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: 208-9.