The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
O lady I shall me dress with busy cure
A love lyric — four 8-line stanzas (ababbcbc)
Subjects: love lyrics; lovers, addresses to beloved
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Arch. Selden. B. 24 (SC 3354)
, ff. 231; 230
O lady I schall me dres with besy cure
With hert and mynd for to do
[ ]ol sarvant…
…[ ] my hart so neir
haf pete of me cative bond &
Note: Damaged by damp with some loss of text.
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries.
2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 197-8.