The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
Example sending to you root of gentleness
An epistle written by a lover to his mistress — four stanzas rhyme
Subjects: love letters
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Vespasian D.IX
, ff. 188-188v
Exemplye sendynge to you rowte of gentylnes
Bothe true and trusty stok of all nature…
…to any so symple a wyked as I
that lustyth not to offende hys souerayn lady
Defective; followed by 3730
, with no line break or other indication of beginning of 3730
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries.
2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 200-1.