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Myself walking all alone / full of thought of joy desperate
A Complaint against Fortune — three stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: Fortune, complaint against
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ff.1.6 [Findern MS], f. 139
First Lines:
My self walkyng all allone
ffull of thoght of Ioy desperat
To my hert makyng my moone
How I am the most Infortunat…
Last Lines:
…Soo haue I lost my countenaunce
My hoole comfort & my plesaunce
Of all the woorld to my plesance
Facsimiles:
Beadle, Richard, and Alfred E. B. Owen. The Findern Manuscript: Cambridge University Library MS. F.1.6. London: Scolar Press, 1977.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.26.
Brown, Carleton Fairchild, ed. Religious Lyrics of the XVth Century. Oxford: Clarendon, 1939: 261.