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In summer when flowers sweet smell
An Advanture on Wednesday, a Middle Scots pastourelle — eleven 6-line stanzas (aaabab)
Title(s): An Advanture on Wednesday
Subjects: love, game of
Versification: — six-line — aaabab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], f. 141
First Lines:
In somer quhen flouris sweitt smell
As I fure ouir feildis and fell…
Last Lines:
…This aventur anis to me come
On Weddinsday
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
Editions:
Sibbald, John. Chronicle of Scottish Poetry…. 4 vols. Edinburgh and London, 1802: 3203-5.
Ritchie, W. Tod, ed. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 parts in 4 vols. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 5 (1928); n.s. 22 (1928); n.s. 23 (1930); n.s. 26 (1934) Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1928-34; ed. by Ritchie et al: 3.26-7.
Conlee, John W., ed. Middle English Debate Poetry: A Critical Anthology. East Lansing, MI: Colleagues Press, 1991: 309-12.