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IMEV 175
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All desolate from joy or hearts heal
A roundel (associated with Charles d’Orléans) — 14 lines
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: love lyrics; roundels
Versification: — fourteen-line — abbaabababbaab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 92
First Lines:
All desolat from ioy or hertis hele
I yow biseche or þat to yow write…
Last Lines:
…That what y say ye take in no dispite
Syn nede me nedith euery dele
Editions:
Taylor, G. Watson. Poems Written in English by Charles Duke of OrleansOrleans, during his Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt Roxburghe Club 44. London, 1827: 178-9.
Steele, Robert, ed. Charles of Orleans: The English Poems. Vol. 1. EETS o.s. 215 (1941); vol. 2. ed. Robert Steele and Mabel Day, o.s. 220; repr. as one volume, 1970: 136.
Arn, Mary-Jo, ed. Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans’s English Book of Love. A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1994: 290.