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NIMEV Dunbar
I thought long while some lord come home
William Dunbar, A Welcome to the Lord Treasurer — eight quatrains with refrain: ‘Welcome my awin Lord Treasaurair’
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): A Welcome to the Lord Treasurer
Subjects: occasional verse
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, ff. 5v-6
First Lines:
I thocht lang quhill sum Lord come hame
fra quhom faine kyndnes I wald clame…
Last Lines:
…And to ȝour seruand singulair
Welcum my awin Lord thesaurair
Attributed Author: Quod dunbar (f. 6)
Editions:
Laing, David. The Poems of William Dunbar. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Laing and Forbes, 1834; Supplement, 1865: 1.105-6.
Paterson, James. The Works of William Dunbar. Edinburgh: Stillie, 1863: 179-80.
Small, John, Ae. James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill, and Walter Gregor, eds. The Poems of William Dunbar. 5 pts. Scottish Text Society 2, 4, 16, 21, 29. Edinburgh, 1884-93: 2.264-5.
Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 229-30.
Schipper, Jakob, ed. The Poems of William Dunbar. 4 vols. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische-Historische Klasse 40/2; 40/4; 41/4; 42/4. Vienna, 1892-93: 30-2.
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 2.51-2.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 110-11.
MacKenzie, William Mackay. The Poems of William Dunbar. Edinburgh, 1932: 49-50.