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DIMEV 2583
In summer season as soon as the sun
Fourteen and one-half alliterative quatrains (abab), with some corruption of rhyme at the end — ends imperfectly
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 160, pt. II, ff. 115-115v
First Lines:
In soumer seson as soune as the sonne
had breydid his bemes on beris and bouddes
affter Longe rest for recreacioune
my wyl was to talke in to the wyld wouddes…
Last Lines:
…ther we in chrystendom a curtisar creatur
that hyuethe so Lamentably my Lyffe I dar Ley…