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DIMEV 3269
IMEV 2003
NIMEV 2003
Love haveth me brought in lither thought
Three quatrains, possibly the conclusion of a longer piece
Subjects: complaints, lovers’; lover’s lament
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 913, f. 58
First Lines:
Loue hauiþ me broȝt in liþer þoȝt
þoȝt ic ab to blinne…
Last Lines:
…Fare ic wiþ outen are
ar i be broȝt to grunde
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James. Early English Poems and Lives of Saints. Transactions of the London Philological Society 1858; Pt. 2, Berlin, 1862: 21-2.
Schipper, Jakob. Englische Metrik…. 2 vols. Bonn: Strauss, 1881, 1888: 1.317.
Heuser, Wilhelm. Die Kildare-Gedichte… Bonner Beiträge zur Anglistik 14. Bonn: P. Hanstein, 1904: 166.