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Me thinketh thou art so lovely
A Lover’s Saying — one quatrain
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 7322, f. 162v2
Transcription:
me þing Rit þou art so loueli so fair & so swete
þat sikerli it were mi det þi companie to lete
Note: Written as prose, inserted into Latin
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Political, Religious and Love Poems, from Lambeth MS. 306 and other sources. EETS o.s. 15 (1866); repr. 1962; rev. ed. 1903: 237 (orig. ed.).
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 144.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 556.
Silverstein, Theodore, ed. Medieval English Lyrics. York Medieval Texts. London: Edw. Arnold, 1971: 84.