The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
IMEV 267
Alone walking / In thought plaining / And sore sighing
The Lover’s Lament, a pseudo-Chaucerian virelai — five 8-line tail-rhyme stanzas
Title(s): Lover’s Lament
Subjects: lover’s lament; laments; virelais
Versification: — eight-line — aaabcccb

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), f. 160ra
First Lines:
Alone walkyng
In thought pleynyng
And sore syghyng
All desolate…
Last Lines:
…Doth me auaunce
And thus an ende
Attributed Author: Chaucer (added by later hand in left margin beside line 1, f. 160ra)
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