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DIMEV 3796
Now she that I / Loved truly…
Three quatrains with refrain ‘…a way morning away / I am forsake / Another ys take / no lenger…’
Subjects: carols, convivial
Versification: — four-line — aabccbddeffe



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 20700.3. Rastell, John, Now she that I louyd trewly beryth a full fayre face hath chosen her…, [S.l.: J. Rastell, ca. 1525] , recto
First Lines:
Now she that I
Louyd trewly…
Last Lines:
…Hath a shrewde wyfe
[ ]
He hath a crowe to pull
Note: British Library shelfmark K.8.k.8.
Facsimiles:
King, A. Hyatt. “The Significance of John Rastell in Early Music Printing.” The Library 5th ser. 26 (1971): 197-214, plus two plates (betw. 198 and 199): facing 199.
Editions:
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 289.