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I love unloved I wot not what love may be
An Epistle to his Mistress — 48 lines generally in 8-line stanzas
Subjects: love letters; envoys
Versification: — eight-line — varying rhyme (usually ababcdcd)



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 45-46
First Lines:
I loue on louyd I wotte nott what loue may be
constreynyd I am to loue fethefullye…
Last Lines:
…goo lyttle byble and neuer reste
tyll thow cum ther as I loue beste
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 357-8.
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: 186-8.