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Sweet heart I love you more fervent than my father
A letter from a lady to her fickle lover — two 8-line stanzas
Subjects: love letters; love, vicissitudes of; women, as speakers/narrators
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], f. 63
First Lines:
Swet harte I loue yow more feruent then my fader
yet knowe I wyll your loue Soo feruent ys…
Last Lines:
…but for all thys I shall doo my dever
to loue yow well butt trust ye me for euer
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 384.
Barratt, Alexandra, ed. Women’s Writing in Middle English. London: Longman, 1992: 265.
Jansen, Sharon L., and Kathleen H. Jordan, eds. The Welles Anthology: MS. Rawlinson C.813: A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1991: 233-4.