The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
IMEV 360
As I me rode this ender day
A Love Adventure — reconstructed as three 7-line stanzas (ababbbc) with 3-line burden: ‘Nou sprinkes the sprai / Al for loue icche am so seek / Þat slepen i ne mai’
Subjects: carols, amorous; dialogues, lovers’
Versification: — seven-line, three-line — ababbbc, aba

Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, Lincoln’s Inn Hale 135, f. 137v
First Lines:
þis endre dai als i me rode
o mi [pleyinge]
s[ei]h i hwar a litel mai
bigan to singge…
Last Lines:
…þiif i mai it shal him rewe
bi this dai
Note: MS owned by Alan de Thornton, landowner in Lincolnshire and employed by the abbot of Ramsey, c. 1297.
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