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DIMEV 6395
When Phoebus resplendishant in the high region
Fragment beginning of a Lydgatean love poem — one eight-line stanza
Subjects: lament, lovers’; lover’s lament; fragments
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 4999, f. 228v
Transcription:
Whan phebus resplendysaunte in the hye region
and wyth hys goldyn beamys withdre hys lumynarey
ffrom the cold moysture fr drery scorpyon seassyd
seassyd I had my lodgyng to rest in sagittary
Intdrew me that tyme all Nid & solytary
from compenyes comfort my wyt obnubylate
a langoure vnlyste caused me thenghtes to varye
attemptyng my sad mynd thys way to recreate
Note: Added by a hand of late fifteenth or sixteenth century to blank page at end of statutes, possibly only the first stanza to a longer poem.