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DIMEV 6215
IMEV 3900.5
NIMEV 3900.5
Wellaway that I ne span
Complaint of a fallen girl, a couplet in a Latin sermon
Note: Cf. the burden to 3044 for a parallel text.
Subjects: sermons, verse in; complaints
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 33956, f. 98
Transcription:
Weylawey þat iche ne span
Whan y to þe ringe ran
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. “Unrecorded Middle-English Verses.” Anglia 92 (1974): 55-78: 75.
Greene, Richard Leighton. The Early English Carols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon, 1977 (see also Greene (1935)): 490.
2.Source: Berlin, Staatsbibl. Berlin Theol. lat. fol 249, f. 132v
Transcription:
Weilawei þat ich ne span
þo ich into wude ran
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Middle English Lyrics: Handlist of New Texts.” Anglia 83 (1965): 35-47: 47.