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DIMEV 2216
NIMEV 1330.22
I love good all that is no fail
A cryptogram containing the beloved’s name — two quatrains
Subjects: cryptograms; love lyrics
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 38666, f. 173v
Transcription:
I loue good alle þat ys no fayle by þis ye may fynde hyr
Walke where I schall on grounde or wall no erthly thynge beter
Yn þis ys mayd playne my swete hartes name saue god none can vs departe
Wherefore I say & suer be sche may sche may sche hath my hole hart
Editions:
Boffey, Julia. “Two Unnoticed Love-lyrics from the Early Sixteenth Century.” Notes and Queries n.s. 28 [226] (1981): 20-21: 21.