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So put in fear I dare not speak
A lover’s lament on his wounded heart — three stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: lover’s lament
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5665, f. 137v
Transcription:
…To make hyr oones to loue agayne
Whiche wolde me slake of my gret payne
Editions:
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder der Hs. Add. 5665 (Ritson’s Folio-MS).” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 262-85: 283.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 345.
2.Source: London, British Library Addit. 60577 [Winchester Anthology], f. 116v
Transcription:
Soo put in fere I dare not speke
Vndur sylens thus I endure
How I myȝt beste of hyr be sure
To make hyr oones to loue agayne
Whiche wolde me slake of my gret payne
Attributed Title: ii partes (f. 116v)
Facsimiles:
Wilson, Edward. “Introduction.” The Winchester Anthology. A Facsimile of British Library Additional Manuscript 60577. With an account of the music by Iain Fenlon. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1981.
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. “Some New Texts of Early Tudor Songs.” Notes and Queries n.s. 27 [225] (1980): 293-5: 294.