The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
When I went beyond the sea
Fare Far and Have Little — five quatrains and burden: ‘Hos is to
hoth at hom / Ryd out it wol agon’
Subjects: carols, convivial
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Gonville & Caius College 383/603
, p. 41
Wan ic wente byȝonde þe see
ryche man for te
…& his halwe [ ]ere
ȝyf vs grace wel to
Before the burden is written ‘alone y lyue alone’,
apparently the name of the air: cf. 452
Greene, Richard Leighton.
The Early English Carols.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1935; 2nd ed., rev., Oxford: Clarendon,
1977: 280; 1977, 247-8.
Greene, Richard Leighton,
A Selection of English Carols.
Clarendon Medieval and Tudor Series.
Oxford: Clarendon, 1962: 146.