The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV see 751
Now fairest of stature formed by nature
The lover’s appeal to his mistress for mercy — four stanzas rhyme
Subjects: lovers, addresses to belove
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Vespasian D.IX
, ff. 188v
Now fayreste of stature formyd by nature
of beaute the merrour and grond of gentylnes…
…The xvj day of the month of stedfastnys
The xxiij yere of polycy and southnes
Begins without break or indication of new text, as if continuing 1236
Robbins, Rossell Hope,
Secular Lyrics of the XIV and XV Centuries.
2nd ed. Oxford: Clarendon, 1955: 201-2.