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DIMEV 4755
IMEV 3051.5
NIMEV Dunbar
Saint Salvator send silver sorrow
William Dunbar, verses addressed to the King — seven 5-line stanzas including refrain, ‘My panefull purs so priclis me’
Note: Cf. 4859.
Author(s): William Dunbar
Subjects: patronage, pleas for
Versification: — five-line — aabab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 1.1.6 [Bannatyne MS], ff. 113v-114
First Lines:
Sanct saluatour send siluer sorrow
It grevis me both evin and morrow…
Last Lines:
…Can best remeid for this malice
That with sic panis prickillis me
Attributed Author: quod dumbar to þe king (f. 114)
Facsimiles:
Fox, Denton, and William A. Ringler. The Bannatyne Manuscript: National Library of Scotland Advocates’ MS. 1.1.6 London: Scolar Press, in Association with The National Library of Scotland, 1980.
Editions:
Dalrymple, Sir David, Lord Hailes. Ancient Scottish Poems. Edinburgh, 1770; repr. London, 1815: 87-8.
Morison, Robert, ed. Select Poems of Wil Dunbar, Part First from the MS of George Bannatyne. Perth: Morison, 1788: 73-4.
Sibbald, John. Chronicle of Scottish Poetry…. 4 vols. Edinburgh and London, 1802: 1.280-1.
Laing, David. The Poems of William Dunbar. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Laing and Forbes, 1834; Supplement, 1865: 1.157-8.
Paterson, James. The Works of William Dunbar. Edinburgh: Stillie, 1863: 203-4.
Murdoch, James Barclay. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 vols. in 11 parts, paged continuously. Hunterian Club 16, 32, 40, 46, 50, 55-56, 64-67 Glasgow: Anderson, 1873-1896: 2.322-4.
Small, John, Ae. James George Mackay, George Powell McNeill, and Walter Gregor, eds. The Poems of William Dunbar. 5 pts. Scottish Text Society 2, 4, 16, 21, 29. Edinburgh, 1884-93: 2.129-30.
Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 232-3.
Schipper, Jakob, ed. The Poems of William Dunbar. 4 vols. Denkschriften der kaiserlichen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Philosophische-Historische Klasse 40/2; 40/4; 41/4; 42/4. Vienna, 1892-93: 3.34-5.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 112-13.
Ritchie, W. Tod, ed. The Bannatyne Manuscript. 4 parts in 4 vols. Scottish Text Society 3rd ser. 5 (1928); n.s. 22 (1928); n.s. 23 (1930); n.s. 26 (1934) Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1928-34; ed. by Ritchie et al: 2.301-2.
MacKenzie, William Mackay. The Poems of William Dunbar. Edinburgh, 1932: 1-2.