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Away faint love full of variance
A Balade in praise of the Virgin Mary, with acrostic — fifteen stanzas rhyme royal
Subjects: Virgin Mary, songs in honour of; acrostics
Versification: — seven-line — ababbcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 34 (SC 14528), ff. 18v-20
First Lines:
Away ffeyntt lufe full of varyaunce
Mych flateryng thow hast and lytyl trust…
Last Lines:
…So that afore my fyniall howr
I may hur see to my succuur
Editions:
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “Lydgatiana.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 131 (1913): 40-63: 51-3.