The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
As solemn as stately as strange toward me
Song of lover’s complaint — three-line fragment
Subjects: songs; fragments; complaints, lovers’
1.Source: New York, New York Public Library Drexel Fragments 4185
, end flyleaf, verso
…As solen as staytly as strange toward me
as I of [ ] had neuer
Wher fore I…
Note: Portions of pages cut away to fit as endleaves to seventeenth-century
Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court.
London: Methuen, 1961.