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When shall your cruel storms be passed
A lover’s plea and his lady’s response — two 6-line stanzas
Subjects: dialogues, lovers’
Versification: — six-line — ababcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.9.38 (1450), f. 85v
First Lines:
When shall your cruell sterneȝ be past
Shall nott my truthe your rigor slake…
Last Lines:
…now are no foole your wylye seruyns
shall serue to fynde my answere playne
Note: Added in a hand of sixteenth century; two stanzas headed, ‘Questio’ and ‘Responsio’.