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And said I dread no threat
The Jeaste of Syr Gawayne — 541 lines in 6-line stanzas
Note: Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 155.
Title(s): The Jeaste of Syr Gawayne
Subjects: romances; Gawaine, stories of
Versification: — six-line — aabccb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 261 (SC 21835), ff. 15-25v
First Lines:
…And sayde I dreede no threte
I haue founde youe here in my chase…
Last Lines:
…Come to the blysse that lasteth aye
Where we maye here thy Aungels synge
Note: Transcript, c. 1564, of an early print by E.B.; beings imperfectly due to loss of folios.
Attributed Title: Here endeth the Jeaste of Syr Gawayne (f. 25v)
Editions:
Madden, Frederick, ed. Syr Gawayne. Bannatyne Club. London: R. and J. Taylor, 1839: 207-23.
Hahn, Thomas, ed. Sir Gawain: Eleven Romances and Tales. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1995: 393-418.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 11691a.3. The Jest of Sir Gawaine, John Skot for Johan Butler [1528?] , single leaf
Note: London, British Library Harley 5927, Art. 32 (a single leaf from an early print).
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Captain Cox., His Ballads and Books. Ballad Society 7 (1871); repr. New Shakespeare Society, 1890: xxxv-vi.