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I praise nothing these kisses Dutch
A roundel, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 43) — 14 line
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: roundels; kisses
Versification: — roundel — abbaabababbaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 78
First Lines:
I Prayse no thing these cossis dowche
Whiche geue are for a countenaunce…
Last Lines:
…And forto take with aqueyntaunce
Though many folkis loue to towche
Editions:
Taylor, G. Watson. Poems Written in English by Charles Duke of OrleansOrleans, during his Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt Roxburghe Club 44. London, 1827: 160.
Steele, Robert, ed. Charles of Orleans: The English Poems. Vol. 1. EETS o.s. 215 (1941); vol. 2. ed. Robert Steele and Mabel Day, o.s. 220; repr. as one volume, 1970: 123.
Arn, Mary-Jo, ed. Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans’s English Book of Love. A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1994: 272-3.
Pearsall, Derek, ed. Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375-1575. Oxford and Malden, MA: Blackwell, 1999: 381.