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When pale Aurora with face lamentable
Gawin Douglas, The Palice of Honour — in 9-line stanzas, including Prologue and Texts and Epilogue to James IV
Author(s): Gawin Douglas
Title(s): The Palice of Honour
Subjects: allegories; dream poetry; allegorical poems
Versification: — nine-line — aabaabbab



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 7073. Douglas, Gawin, The palis of honoure compyled by Gawayne dowglas Byshope of Dunkyll, Imprinted at London: In fletstret, at the sygne of the Rose garland by wyllyam Copland, [1553?]
First Lines:
QUhen pale Aurora with face lamentable
Hir tussat mantill borderit all with sable…
Last Lines:
…Not worth a myte pray ilk man till amelid tha
Fare on with syte and on this wyse I end tha &c.
Attributed Author: …Compyled by Gawyne dowglas Bysshope of Dunkyll (sig. a.i)
Attributed Title: The Palis of Honoure Compyled by Gawyne dowglas Bysshope of Dunkyll (sig. a.i)
Facsimiles:
Douglas, Gavin. The Palis of Honoure Compyled by Gawayne Dowglas Bysshope of Dunkyll [London 1553]. The English Experience, no. 89. Amsterdam: Theatrum Orbis Terrarum; New York: Da Capo, 1969. [A facsimile edition of the Copland print.].
Editions:
Morison, Robert, ed. Select Works of Gawin Douglass…. The Scottish Poets. vol. 2. Perth: Morison, 1787: 2.1.
Pinkerton, John, ed. Scottish Poems Reprinted from Scarce Editions. 3 vols. London: Nicol, 1792: 1.51.
Kinnear, J. G., ed. The Palice of Honour. Bannatyne Club 17. Edinburgh: Ballyntyne, 1827; repr. New York: AMS, 1971.
Small, John, ed. The Poetical Works of Gavin Douglas. 4 vols. Edinburgh: Wm Paterson, and London: H. Sotheran, 1874: 1.1.
Bawcutt, Priscilla J. The Shorter Poems of Gavin Douglas. Scottish Text Society 4th ser. 3. Edinburgh and London, 1967: 7.
Gray, Douglas. The Oxford Book of Late Medieval Verse and Prose. Oxford: Clarendon, 1985: 320-3 (lines 1828-1980).
Parkinson, David, ed. The Palis of Honoure. Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1992.