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Mourning mourning
On the Inconstancy of his Mistress — seven 6-line stanzas andthree additional lines
Subjects: lover’s lament; dialogues
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2252, f. 140
First Lines:
Mornyng mornyng
Thus may I synge…
Last Lines:
…A mynyon eke
In yngland or in fraunce
Note: 45 lines; ends imperfectly.
Editions:
Ritson, Joseph, ed. Ancient Songs and Ballads from the Reign of King Henry the Second to the Revolution. 2 vols. London, 1829; re-ed. William Carew Hazlitt London, 1877: 2.10-11.
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 140.
Chambers, Edmund Kerchever, and Frank Sidgwick. Early English Lyrics…. London: Buller, 1907, 1911 et seq: 78-9.