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As I my self lay this ender night
On an unfaithful mistress — twelve quatrains
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 194.
Subjects: lovers, unfaithful; erotic verse; letters
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.813 (SC 12653) [Welles Anthology], ff. 54-55
Transcription:
As I my selfe lay thys enders nyght
all alone wuth owten any fere…
…thys to yow I wryte and also saye
þat partyng ys þe gronde of my woo
Editions:
Padelford, Frederick Morgan. “Liedersammlungen des xvi. Jahrhunderts…IV.” Anglia 31 (1908): 309-96: 371-2.
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: 211-13.