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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Cambridge UK, Magdalene College Pepys 2006
Number 2541-6
1.   pp. 1-17   In May when Flora the fresh lusty queen
The Complaint of the Black Knight (Lydgate)
Number 1403-5
2.   pp. 17-52   For thought constraint and grievous heaviness
John Lydgate, The Temple of Glas — 1403 lines in couplets and rhyme royal stanzas
Number 177-8
3.   pp. 53-87   A thousand times have I heard men tell
Legend of Good Women
Number 414-6
4.   pp. 88-90   Almighty and merciable Queen / To whom all the world
ABC hymn to the Virgin
Number 1620-3
5.   pp. 91-114   God turn us every dream to good
Chaucer’s Hous of Fame — 2158 lines in couplets (ends incomplete)
Number 1518-4
6.   pp. 115-122   Gladeth ye fowls of the morwe gray
‘Compleynt of Mars’
Number 5590-7
7.   pp. 122-124   There nis so high comfort to my pleasance
‘Complaint of Venus’
Number 5803-6
8.   pp. 124-126   This wretched worlds transmutation
Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘Balade of Fortune’ — nine eight-line stanzas and a six-line Envoy
Number 5373-11
9.   pp. 127-142   The life so short the craft so long to learn
Geoffrey Chaucer, Parlement of Foules — 98 stanzas rhyme royal
Number 6718-2
10.   p. 208   With bodkins was Caesar Juilius
Four rhyming lines at end of Serpent of Division, quoting ‘my maister Chaucer’
Number 5729-2
11.   p. 209a-209b   This little prose declareth in figure
John Lydgate, the Envoy to Lydgate’s prose Serpent of Division — three eight-line stanzas
Number 6321-6
12.   pp. 211-212   When I advertise in my remembrance / And see how fell
‘Parvus Cato’ (Burgh)
Number 1418-10
13.   pp. 213-224   For why that God is inwardly the wit / Of man
‘Cato Major’
Number 941-15
14.   pp. 276-278   By that the Manciple had his tale all ended
Geoffrey Chaucer, the the Parson’s Prologue of the Canterbury Tales — 74 lines in rhyming couplets.
Number 1518-5
15.   pp. 378-380   Gladeth ye fowls of the morwe gray
‘Compleynt of Mars’
Number 5590-8
16.   pp. 381-382   There nis so high comfort to my pleasance
‘Complaint of Venus’
Number 4949-2
17.   pp. 382-384   So thirled with the point of remembrance
‘The Compleynt of Anelida the quene upon fals Arcite’, included in Chaucer’s Anelida and Arcite, but here occurring separately — twelve 9-line stanzas and two 16-line stanzas, including Proem and Conclusion
Number 5803-7
18.   p. 385   This wretched worlds transmutation
Geoffrey Chaucer, ‘Balade of Fortune’ — nine eight-line stanzas and a six-line Envoy
Number 5965-3
19.   pp. 385-386   To-broken been the statutes high in heaven
‘Lenvoy de Chaucer à Scogan’ — seven stanzas rhyme royal, including Envoy
Number 414-7
20.   pp. 386-388   Almighty and merciable Queen / To whom all the world
ABC hymn to the Virgin
Number 6044-6
21.   pp. 388-389   To you my purse and to none other wight
Chaucer’s ‘Complaynt to his Empty Purse’ — three stanzas rhyme royal and 5-line Envoy
Number 1326-9
22.   pp. 389-390   Flee from the press and dwell with sothfastness
‘Truth’
Number 6879-1
23.   pp. 390-391   Your eyen two will slay me suddenly
‘Merciles Beaute’ (Chaucer)