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Harken to my ron / As I you tellen can
‘Le regret de Maximian’ — generally in 12-line stanzas (aabaabccbddb)
Title(s): ‘Le regret de Maximian’
Subjects: death, approach of; mutability
Versification: — twelve-line — aabaabccbccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 86 (SC 1687), f. 134va-134vb
First Lines:
Herkneþ to mi ron
As hic ou tellen con…
Last Lines:
…Min helde ne me bifliten
Wel heye I shulde hire honge
Attributed Title: Le regret de maximian (f. 134v)
Facsimiles:
Tschann, Judith A., and Malcolm B. Parkes. “Introduction.” Facsimile of Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Digby 86 EETS s.s. 16 (1996).
Editions:
Varnhagen, Hermann. “Zu mittelenglischen gedichten: IV-X.” Anglia 3 (1880): 59-67, 275-92, 415-25, 533-51: 278-82.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1932: 92-100.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 2253, ff. 82ra-83
First Lines:
Herkne to my ron
As ich ou telle con…
Last Lines:
…amen par charite
ant so mote hit be
Facsimiles:
Ker, Neil Ripley. “Introduction.” Facsimile of British Museum MS. Harley 2253. EETS o.s. 255 (1965).
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.119-25.
Böddeker, Karl. Altenglische Dichtungen des MS. Harl. 2253. Berlin: Weidmann, 1878: 245-53.
Fein, Susanna Greer, ed. The Complete Harley 2253 Manuscript, Volume 2. Kalamazoo, Michigan: Medieval Institute Publications, 2009: Booklet 5, no. 68.