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Sith that eye that works my wellfare
A song on Absence — thirteen 9-line stanzas
Subjects: absence, pangs of
Versification: — nine-line — ababccddb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 1408 [the Maitland Quarto], pp. 51-53
First Lines:
Sen that EIne that workis my weilfair
dois no moir on me glance…
Last Lines:
…but plaint þat smartis
Silence to dolour is ane nowrisching
Editions:
Pinkerton, John, ed. Ancient Scottish Poems Never Before in Print. 2 vols. London and Edinburgh, 1786: 2.2l4.
Sibbald, John. Chronicle of Scottish Poetry…. 4 vols. Edinburgh and London, 1802: 1.55.
Craigie, William Alexander. The Maitland Quarto Manuscript. Scottish Text Society n.s. 9. Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1920: 103-7.