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What shall I say to whom shall I complain
A Compleynt of unfairness — three 8-line stanzas
Author(s): William de la Pole (attrib.)
Subjects: complaints
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Fairfax 16 (SC 3896), ff. 324-324v
First Lines:
What schall I say to whom schall I compleyn
I wot not who wyll on my forus rewe…
Last Lines:
…But for to thynk how my sorous renewe
Thus to endure yt is a wondir thyng
Attributed Title: Compleynt (f. 324)
Facsimiles:
Norton-Smith, John. “Introduction.” Bodleian Library MS Fairfax 16. London: Scolar Press, 1979.
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “An English Friend of Charles d’Orleáns.” PMLA 26 (1911): 142-180: 166.