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Burning desire to see my fair mistress
The Fire of Love, translated from the French of Charles d’Orléans (Champollion-Figeac (1842), 76) — three 9-line stanzas and 4-line Envoy
Author(s): Charles d’Orléans
Title(s): The Fire of Love
Subjects: love lyrics; envoys
Versification: — nine-line, four-line — ababbcdcd



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Harley 682, ff. 19-19v
First Lines:
BRennyng desire to see my fayre maystres
Hath newe assaylid the nakid pore loggyng…
Last Lines:
…As thorugh this rageous fyre which hath me hent
Thus calle y for yowre socoure pitously
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: 42-4.
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: 33-4.
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: 172-3.