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First Date c.1430
Last Date
Title Temple of Glas: Allas for thought (Cmb Gg.4.27)
Author John Lydgate (?1370-1449)
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I myghte at leyser onys se,
And a-byde at lyberte,
Where as it doth so fayre sprede
A-geyn the su?me in euery mede,
On bankys hy a-mong the bromys,
Wher as these lytylle herdegromys
Floutyn ul the longe day,
Bothe in aprylle & in may, 420

In here smale recorderys,
In floutys & in rede sperys,
Aboute this flour, til it be nyght;
It makyth hem so glad & lyght, 424
The grete beute to be-holde
Of this flour & sone onfolde
Hyre goodly fayre white levis,
Swettere than in 3ynge grevis
Is cheuyrfoyl or hawethorn,
Whan plente with hire fulle horn
Hyre sote baume cloth out-shede
On hony-souklys in the mede, 432
Fletywge ful of sugre newe;
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Notes
References Medieval English Dictionary Online (2015)
Compendium HyperBibliography (2015)
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