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With heart body and whole puissance
Charles d’Orléans, ‘His kindly mistress’, translated from the French (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 436) — three 9-line stanzas (ababbcdcd) and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): ‘His kindly mistress’
Subjects: envoys; lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — nine-line — ababbcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 142v-143v
First Lines:
WIth hert body and my hool puysshaunce
I thanke yow swete or more if more may be…
Last Lines:
…No more but yowre y [am] and shall
Whatsoeuyr be seid or thought
Editions:
Taylor, G. Watson. Poems Written in English by Charles Duke of OrleansOrleans, during his Captivity in England after the Battle of Azincourt Roxburghe Club 44. London, 1827: 283-4.
Steele, Robert, ed. Charles of Orleans: The English Poems. Vol. 1. EETS o.s. 215 (1941); vol. 2. ed. Robert Steele and Mabel Day, o.s. 220; repr. as one volume, 1970: 211-12.
Sauerstein, Paul. Charles d’Orléans und died englishce übersetzung seiner dichtungen. Halle: Karras, 1899: 29 (stanza 1 only).
Arn, Mary-Jo, ed. Fortunes Stabilnes: Charles of Orleans’s English Book of Love. A Critical Edition. Binghamton, NY: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 1994: 371-2.