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With timorous heart and trembling hand of dread
The Courte of Love — 1422 lines in rhyme royal
Subjects: love, courts of
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599)
, ff. 218-234
with tymeros hert and tremlyng hand of drede
Of cunnyng naked bare
Vnto the flour of þooȝt in womanhede
I write as
he that none intelligence…
…She smote me thrugh the harte as blive
And Venus yet I thanke
I am alive
Fletcher, Bradford Y.
Manuscript Trinity R.3.19. A Facsimile.
Norman, OK: Pilgrim, 1987.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, The workes of Geffrey Chaucer, newlie printed, with diuers
addicions, whiche were neuer in print before: with the siege and destruccion of the worthy citee of
Thebes, compiled by Ihon Lidgate, Monke of Berie. As in the table more plainly doeth appere
[Imprinted at London: By Ihon Kyngston, for Ihon Wight, dwellyng in Poules Churchyarde], 1561
The Works of the English Poets from Chaucer to Cowper.
London, 1810; repr. New York: Greenwood, 1969: 1.367-8.
Skeat, Walter William,
The Complete Works of Geoffrey Chaucer.
7 vols. Oxford: Clarendon, 1894-7: 7.409-47.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, Workes
, Speght, 1598