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O painful heart that lies in travail
Introductory lines of a song otherwise lost, appearing to indicate melody to be used with another poem — fragment
Note: Used to indicate melody for 3743.
Subjects: songs; fragments
Versification: — one-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Glasgow, Glasgow University Library Hunterian 230 (U.3.3), f. 246v
Transcription:
O penful harte that lyes in travvail
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 152.