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IMEV 3077.5
NIMEV Dunbar
Saviour suppose my sensuality
William Dunbar, ‘Ane orisoun’ — one 8-line stanza
Author(s): William Dunbar
Title(s): ‘Ane orisoun’
Subjects: prayers, to Christ; Christ, prayers to
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ll.5.10, f. 40
First Lines:
Saluiour suppois my sensualitie
Subiect to syn hes maid my saull of sys…
Last Lines:
Substance with honour doing nane supprys
ffrendis prosperitie heir peax syn heavins blys
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2553, p. 326
First Lines:
Saluiour Suppois my sensualite
Subiect to syn hes maid my saule of sys…
Last Lines:
…Substance with honour doing none suppryis
ffreyndis prosperite heir peax syne hewynis blys
Attributed Author: Quod dumbar
Editions:
Laing, David. The Poems of William Dunbar. 2 vols. Edinburgh: Laing and Forbes, 1834; Supplement, 1865: 1.235.
Paterson, James. The Works of William Dunbar. Edinburgh: Stillie, 1863: 87.
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: 2.267-8.
Schipper, Jakob. The Poems of William Dunbar. Vienna: Kaiserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften, 1894: 366-7.
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: 4.64-5.
Baildon, Henry Bellyse. The Poems of William Dunbar. Cambridge: University Press, 1907: 193.
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Folio Manuscript, Containing Poems by Sir Richard Maitland, Dunbar, Douglas, Henryson, and others. 2 vols. Scottish Text Society n.s. 7 (1919), 20 (1927); Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1919, 1927: 1.393.
MacKenzie, William Mackay. The Poems of William Dunbar. Edinburgh, 1932: 154.
Kinsley, James. William Dunbar, Poems. Oxford: Clarendon, 1958; repr. 1979: 67.