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But one thing mistress grieves me full sore
Humfrey Newton, A love letter to his mistress — eight quatrains with refrain, ‘…my hert wold berst’
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 291.
Author(s): Humfrey Newton
Subjects: love letters
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Lat. misc. c.66 [olim Capesthorne], f. 94rb
First Lines:
Bot on thynge mastres greues me ful sore
that makes my hert wel neȝ to barst…
Last Lines:
…I dout not bot it shall be so be synt Iame
when ye are reulid by youre & may do as y list
Note: Noted ‘Mittitur’ at top.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “The Poems of Humphrey Newton, Esquire, 1466-1536.” PMLA 65 (1950): 249-81: 271-2.