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DIMEV 5992
To my lady dear I must me now incline
Lover’s apology to his lady — fragment of four lines, rhyming abac?
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; lovers’ plea
Versification: — four-line — abac



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Princeton, Princeton University Library Taylor Medieval 5 [olim Phillipps 8192], f. 194v
Transcription:
o my lady dere I muste me nowe incline
And to hyr comely corse me to redresse
ffor many such causes [ ]seth to [ ]yne
[ ] for to foolysh men that [ ]…
Note: Added to blank page at end of volume; smudged and partly illegible.