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A celuy que pluys eyme en mounde
De amico ad amicam and Responcio — twenty-one 6-line stanzas, in alternate French, English, and Latin lines
Note: Formerly two separate entries, 16 and 19.
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; dialogues, lovers’
Versification: — six-line — aabccb
Macaronic: Latin, French



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Gg.4.27 (Part 1a), ff. 10v-11v
First Lines:
A Celuy qui pluys eyme en Mounde
Of alle þo þat I haue founde
Carissima
Saluz od treye amour…
Last Lines:
…In ȝoure herte stedefastly
Notate
Attributed Title: De Amico ad amicam (f. 10v); Responcio (f. 11)
Facsimiles:
Parkes, Malcolm B., and Richard Beadle. “Introduction.” Poetical Works. Geoffrey Chaucer. A Facsimile of Cambridge University Library MS Gg.4.27. 3 vols Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1979 (vol. 1); 1980 (vols. 2-3).
Editions:
Ellis, Alexander John, ed. On Early English Pronunciation. 4 vols. EETS e.s. 2 (1867), 7 (1869), 14 (1871), 23 (1874), repr. 1973; issued jointly by the Philological Society, the EETS, and the Chaucer Society [2nd ser. 1, 4-5, 25] London: Trübner; ed. note: with rare exceptions, entries from these volumes are identical; where variants occur, both editions are cited: 4.463.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 15-19.
Bradshaw, Henry. “Private printing of CUL Gg.4.27.” (Cambridge, 1889); not seen since used by Ellis 1867-74; not in BL Catalogue or Bradshaw’s Collected Papers.
Small, John, Ae. James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill, and Walter Gregor, eds. The Poems of William Dunbar. 5 pts. Scottish Text Society 2, 4, 16, 21, 29. Edinburgh, 1884-93: 3.100-101.
Wehrle, William Otto. The Macaronic Hymn Tradition in Medieval English Literature. Washington, D.C.: Catholic UP, 1933: 119.
Quiller-Couch, A. The Oxford Book of English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 7.
Kaiser, Rolf, ed. Alt- und mittelenglische Anthologie. Berlin, 1954; 3rd ed.; trans. as Medieval English: a Old English and Middle English Anthology Berlin West, 1958: 298.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 159-60.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 3362, f. 91