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Sith fortune hath me set thus in this wise
Verses expressing desire to serve his mistress — four lines, possibly monorhyming
Note: Probably a fragment.
Subjects: fortune; lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ff.1.6 [Findern MS], f. 137
Transcription:
Sith fortune hath me set thus in this wyse
Too loue yow best callyd be [ ]
you to serue and trwly plese
as my desyre and hertus esse
Note: End of second line crossed out.
Facsimiles:
Beadle, Richard, and Alfred E. B. Owen. The Findern Manuscript: Cambridge University Library MS. F.1.6. London: Scolar Press, 1977.