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DIMEV 272
IMEV 146.5
NIMEV TM 95
Alas for lack of her presence
On the absence of his mistress — one stanza rhyme royal
Note: Cf. 2230; Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 95.
Subjects: lovers absence/separation of
Versification: — seven-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5465 [the Fairfax manuscript], ff. 30v-31
First Lines:
Alas for lak of her presens…
Editions:
Smith, John Stafford. A Collection of English Songs, composed about the year 1500. London: Bland, 1779: 12.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des Fairfax MS (Add. 5465 Brit. Mus.).” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 48-70: 57.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 360.