Say Me, Viit in the Brom

Original Text: 
Trinity College Cambridge MS. 323, fol. 28r. Carleton Brown, ed., English Lyrics of the XIIIth Century (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1932): No. 21, pp. 32, 180-81. Carleton Brown and Rossell Hope Robbins, The Index of Middle English Verse (New York, 1943): no. 3078. Z 2012 B86 General Reference Robarts Library.
3That min hosebonde
4Me louien wolde.


1] Say me: tell me. viit: wight, fellow. brom: yellow-flowered shrub or brushwood common to English pasture land. Back to Line
2] wou: how. sule: should. don: do, behave. Back to Line
5] tunke: tongue. Back to Line
6] haw: have. Back to Line
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Ian Lancashire
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