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I shall say what inordinate love is
A definition of Inordinate Love — one 8-line stanza translating Latin verses ‘Dicam quid sit amor
Subjects: love, nature of; translations
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Copenhagen, Royal Library, Copenhagen Thott 110 4o (29264), f. 163
First Lines:
Y shall say what ynordynat loue ys…
Editions:
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 287.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 195.
Luria, Maxwell Sidney, and Richard L. Hoffman, eds. Middle English Lyrics. New York: Norton, 1974: 76.