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DIMEV 3263
Love fain would I
A love song — one stanza of eight short lines (perhaps incomplete)
Subjects: love lyrics; songs
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5465 [the Fairfax manuscript], f. 11v
First Lines:
Loue fayne wolde I
yff I coude spye…
Note: With music in two voices, of which only half of a single voice survives.
Editions:
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 355.