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DIMEV 3586
IMEV 2231.5
NIMEV TP 1154
My darling dear my daisy flower
The lover deceived, by John Skelton — four stanzas rime royal with couplet heading: ‘With lullay lullay like a childe / Thou slepest too long thou art begiled.’ (Utley (1944), 192; Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 1154).
Author(s): John Skelton
Subjects: carols, amorous
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 22604. Skelton, John, Dyuers Balettys and Dyties Solacyous, [Rastell, 1528?] , f. 1v
Editions:
Dyce, Alexander, ed. The Poetical Works of John Skelton. 2 vols. London: T. Rodd, 1843: 1.22-3.
Dyce, Alexander, and Izaak Walton, eds. The Poetical Works of Skelton and Donne. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1879: 1.27-8.
Henderson, Phillip. The Complete Poems of John Skelton, laureate. London: J. M. Dent, 1931; further eds. 1948, 1959: 27-8; 1948, 1959, 22-3.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977: 310-11; 1977, 279-80.
Pinto, Vivian de Sola. Skelton: A Selection from His Poems. New York: Grove, 1950: 21 (extract).
Auden, Wystan Hugh, and Norman Holmes Pearson, eds. Poets of the English Language. Viking Portable Library vol. 1. New York, 1950: 1.370-1.
Davies, Reginald Thorne. Medieval English Lyrics: a critical anthology. London, 1963; Evanston, IL: Northwestern UP, 1964: 267-8.
Fish, Stanley Eugene. John Skelton’s Poetry. New Haven, CT: Yale UP, 1967: 49.
Kinsman, Robert S. John Skelton: Poems. Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series. Oxford: Clarendon, 1969: 1.
Tydeman, William, ed. English Poetry 1400-1580. London: Heinemann, 1970: 66.
Sylvester, Richard S., ed. The Anchor Anthology of Sixteenth Century Verse. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1974: 95.