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With weal my heart is woe
An English love song — nine [eight?] lines in tail-rhyme stanzas
Subjects: inscriptions; love lyrics
Versification: — four-line — abab



Inscriptions:
1.Source: Duxford, Cambridgeshire, St. John’s Church graffito
Transcription:
With wiel my herte is wa
& closyd ys wt care
L & S sekurly
[Ca]use me to syth ful far
I & [ ]
[ ] for to smarte
V & [ ] Y withall
[ ] ioy come to thin hert
Editions:
Coulton, George Gordon. “Medieval Graffiti, Especially in the Eastern Counties.” Cambridge Antiquarian Society Communications 19 (1914-15): 53-62 and plates VI-XVI; repr. G. G. Coulton Medieval Studies, 2nd ser. 12 (1915): 57.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. “More Lost Literature in Old and Middle English.” Leeds Studies in English 5 (1936): 1-49: 38.
Robbins, Rossell Hope, ed. Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries. 2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 146.
Wilson, Richard Middlewood. The Lost Literature of Medieval England. London: Methuen, 1952: 184-5.