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Pleasant beauty had wounded sore my heart
The Wound of Love, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 125) — three 9-line stanzas (ababbcddc) and 4-line Envoy (abba)
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): The Wound of Love
Subjects: love, wounds of; envoys
Versification: — nine-line, four-line — ababbcddc, abba



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 47
First Lines:
PLesaunt bewte had woundid sore myn hert
In tyme apast so deepe and large trewly…
Last Lines:
…And heraftir y haue all loue forswore
Without so be the wound renewe agayne
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: 106-7.
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: 82.
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: 222-3.