The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Nevertheless I am sorry that Rygge
Expressions of regret regarding animal bites, written by John Paston II to John
Paston III, 8 November 1472 — two couplets
Subjects: letters; animals, domestic; Paston, John, II; Paston, John, III
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 43491
, f. 19v2
Nuerthelesse I am sorye þat Rygge
hathe bytyn hym soo by the
& that lytell Qwayll
pynchyd hys pendaunt so nyghe hys
Note: Written as prose.
The Paston Letters and Papers of the Fifteenth Century.
2 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1971, 1976: 452.