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O fie Fortune fie thy deceit and scorn
Charles d’Orléans, ‘Nor yet y trust heraftir shalt thou not’ — three 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc) with this refrain and 4-line Envoy (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 164)
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): ‘Nor yet y trust heraftir shalt thou not’
Subjects: Fortune, complaint against; envoys; complaints, lovers’
Versification: — eight-line, four-line — ababbcbc, abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 145v-146
First Lines:
O Fy fortune fy þi dissayt and skorne
For all þi fraude retorne yet wilfully…
Last Lines:
…For yet ye get me not for all yowre spy
Nor yet y trust heraftir shalt þou not
Editions:
Taylor, G. Watson. Poems Written in English by Charles Duke of OrleansOrleans, during his Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt Roxburghe Club 44. London, 1827: 290-1.
Steele, Robert, ed. Charles of Orleans: The English Poems. Vol. 1. EETS o.s. 215 (1941); vol. 2. ed. Robert Steele and Mabel Day, o.s. 220; repr. as one volume, 1970: 216.
Arn, Mary-Jo, ed. Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans’s English Book of Love. A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1994: 376-7.