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Now list Fortune thus for me to purvey
A Compleynt against Fortune, possibly by the Duke of Suffolk — four stanzas rhyme royal
Author(s): William de la Pole (attrib.)
Subjects: evils of the time; complaints; Fortune, complaint against
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Fairfax 16 (SC 3896), ff. 319-319v
First Lines:
Now lyst fortune thus for me to purueye
That I ne may vn to your speche attayn…
Last Lines:
…Myn hert ys ther os yt wyl not remeue
And so I lyue almost out of byleue
Attributed Title: Compleynt (f. 319)
Facsimiles:
Norton-Smith, John. “Introduction.” Bodleian Library MS Fairfax 16. London: Scolar Press, 1979.
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “An English Friend of Charles d’Orleáns.” PMLA 26 (1911): 142-180: 157-8.