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Musing alone void of consolation
A poem by Henry Baradoun (fl. 1483) — six 8-line stanzas
Author(s): Henry Baradoun
Subjects: laments, sinners’
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Eng. 113 [olim Hodson 39], ff. 4-4v
First Lines:
MUsyng alone voide of consolacion
Drowned in sorowe sighyng wondre sore
I may complayn with deedly lamentacion
My tyme evill spent sith first I was bore…
Last Lines:
…Myght haue full weele but ȝhit folissh wilfulnes
Doth bynde ffowys prentise to wrecchidnes and woo
Attributed Author: Baradoun henricus transtulit istud opus pro semetipsum (f. 4)
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: rev. ed. 289.