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NIMEV TP 1698
Though I be bound yet am I free
An enigma: the bond of love — six quatrains
Subjects: love lyrics; four-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 2252, f. 133*
First Lines:
Thowghe I Be Bonde yette am I free
Thowghe I be free yet am I Tyed…
Last Lines:
…I do my beste Bothe nyghte & day
But bonde & free Still am I steyed
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald, ed. Neuenglisches Lesebuch. 1 Bd. Halle: Niemayer, 1895: 139.