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IMEV 120.7
NIMEV TM 66
Adieu dear heart
The comfortless lover — eleven lines in 6-line stanzas (aabccd) with burden: ‘My luf mornes for me, for me, My luf mornis for me’
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 66.
Subjects: love lyrics
Versification: — seven-line, two-line — aabccd, aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Kk.1.5, Part VII, f. 180
Transcription:
Adew deer hert
be man depart
Lat all ȝowr mornyng [be]
To luf allone
comfortis non
bot mesing more and more
My lyf mornes for me for me
My luf mornes for me
Myne awin deer hart
It causit my smert
And grewit my persone
Soir I me complene
& no ththing…
Note: Ends imperfectly
Editions:
Stevenson, Joseph. The Scottish Metrical Romance of Lancelot du Lak. Maitland Club 48. Edinburgh, 1839: xix.