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NIMEV Dunbar
My hearts treasure and sweet assured foe
‘To a Ladye quhone he list to feyne’, by William Dunbar — seven stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): ‘To a Ladye quhone he list to feyne’
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2553, pp. 322-323
First Lines:
My hartis tresure and swete assured fo
The finale endar of my lyfe for ever…
Last Lines:
…And quhill my mynd may think and towng may steir
And syne fair weill my hartis ladie deir
Attributed Author: Quod Dumbar quhone he list to feyne (p. 323)
Editions:
Laing, David. The Poems of William Dunbar. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Laing and Forbes, 1834; Supplement, 1865: 1.121.
Paterson, James. The Works of William Dunbar. Edinburgh: Stillie, 1863: 182-4.
Small, John, Ae. James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill, and Walter Gregor, eds. The Poems of William Dunbar. 5 pts. Scottish Text Society 2, 4, 16, 21, 29. Edinburgh, 1884-93: 2.245-6.
Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 118-19.
Schipper, Jakob, ed. The Poems of William Dunbar. 4 vols. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische-Historische Klasse 40/2; 40/4; 41/4; 42/4. Vienna, 1892-93: 2.27-8.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 57-8.
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 1.386-7.
MacKenzie, William Mackay. The Poems of William Dunbar. Edinburgh, 1932: 99-100.