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Avaunce thee Hope as mine affiance
Comfort from Hope, a carole translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 250) — 22 lines in quatrains, two with additional line refrain
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Subjects: hope, lover’s
Versification: — four-line — abba



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, f. 110
First Lines:
AVaunce thee hope as myn affyaunce
Comfort my ert now in his grevous woo…
Last Lines:
…The prison of daunger his cursid foo
Or he must die in payne and displesaunce
Avaunce thee hope
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: 204.
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: 154.
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: 310-11.