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As I stood on a day me self under a tree
A Love Song — thirty-one lines in three irregular stanzas
Subjects: love lyrics; ribaldry
Versification: — irregular



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, College of Arms, Arundel 27, f. 130v
First Lines:
As I stod on a day me self under a tre
I met in a morueninge with a may in a medewe…
Last Lines:
…It is non ned to makn it so tow
with a riwet ye wat I rede
wend fort þere ye wenin bett for to spede
Note: Conlee (1991) (300) notes that this is on the endleaf of MS 27.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 2.19-20.
Brandl, Alois Leonhard. Mittelenglische Sprach- und Literatureproben. 2nd ed. Berlin, 1917; repr. as Middle English Literature New York: Chelsea, 1949: 128.
Conlee, John W., ed. Middle English Debate Poetry: A Critical Anthology. East Lansing, MI: Colleagues Press, 1991: 301-2.