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IMEV 479
NIMEV 479
Be true and hold that thee have hight
To his mistress — four 8-line stanzas with refrain
Subjects: lovers, addresses to beloved
Versification: — eight-line



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Porkington 10, f. 130
First Lines:
Be trewe and hold that ye haue hyȝte
þe haue my louys…
Editions:
Kurvinen, Auvo. “MS. Porkington 10. Description with Extracts.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 54 (1953): 33-67: 52-3.