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The chance of love and eke the pain of Amoryus the knight
John Metham, Amoryus and Cleopes — 2211 lines in rhyme toyal
Author(s): John Metham
Title(s): Amoryus and Cleopes
1.Source: Princeton, Princeton University Library Garrett 141
, ff. 17-56v
The chaunȝ of loue and eke þe peyn of amoryus þe
ffor cleopes sake and eke how bothe in ffere…
…ffor tyme on ocupyis qwan ffolk haue lytyl to do
In haly dayis
to rede me thynk yt best so…
Note: Text of further one and a half stanzas erased from f. 56v,
Attributed Title: Thys ys þe story off a knyght howe he dyd many wurthy dedys be þe
help off a lady þe qwyche taught hym to ouercome a meruulus dragon þe
qwyche was an C ffote longe And þis knyght was clepyd Amoryus & þe
lady cleopes (f. 17); Here endyth þe story off amoryus þe knyght &
off cleopes þe lady (f. 56v)
The Works of John Metham.
e.s. 132 (1916); repr. 1973: 1-81.
Page, Stephen F.,
Amoryus and Cleopes.
Kalamazoo, MI: Western Michigan University for TEAMS, 1999.