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DIMEV 6878
IMEV 4281.5
NIMEV TM 2038
Your counterfeiting with double dealing
Poem to a deceiving lover — one 8-line stanza
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved; women, as speakers/narrators
Versification: — eight-line — ababbcbc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 5465 [the Fairfax manuscript], f. 22v
First Lines:
Yowre counturfetyng with doubyll delyng
Avaylyth nothyng and wote ye why…
Last Lines:
…When that ye do lye then speke ye so swetely
And thynk the contrary thus knowe we well
Note: With music in three voices (of which the lowest is ‘ad placitum’) credited to William Newarke.
Editions:
Burney, Charles. A General History of Music…. London: T. Beckett, J. Robson, and G. Robinson, 1782: 2.541-43.
Fehr, Bernhard. “Die Lieder des Fairfax MS (Add. 5465 Brit. Mus.).” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 106 (1901): 48-70: 56.
Stevens, John, ed. Music and Poetry in the Early Tudor Court. London: Methuen, 1961: 358.
Barratt, Alexandra, ed. Women’s Writing in Middle English. London: Longman, 1992: 289.