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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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DIMEV 208
IMEV 113.5
NIMEV TM 57
Absence of thou causeth me to sigh and complain
Ease my heart, mistress — one stanza rhyme royal.
Note: Cf. 640; Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 57.
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5665, f. 67v
Editions:
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder der Hs. Add. 5665 (Ritson’s Folio-MS).” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 262-85: 279.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 340.