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Spight hathe no powre to make me sadde

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3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 1    Spight hathe no powre to make me sadde /and thys
2    Nor scorenefulnesse to make me playne /
3    yt dothe suffise that on{_o}ns I had
4    and so to leve yt is no payne /1
5    Let thim frowne on that leste dothe gaine
6    who ded reioise maist nedes{es} be gladd
7    and tho with{w+t+} wordis thou wenist to rayne
8    yt dothe suffise that on{_o}ns I had

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 9    Sins that in chekes{es} . thus overtwawerte
10    and coylye lookis thou doste delight
11    yt dothe suffise that myne thou warte
12    tho change hathe put thye faithe to flight
13    alas it is a pevishe spight
14    to yelde the silf and then to parte
15    but sins thou seiste thie faithe so light
16    yt dothe suffise that myne thou{{th}+u+} warte

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 17    And sins thye love dothe thus declyne
18    and in thye herte suche hate dothe growe
19    yt dothe suffise that thou warte myne
20    and with{w+t+} good will I quite yt soo.
21    some tyme my frinde fare well my fooo
22    sins thou change I am{_a}m2 not thyne
23    but for relef of all my woo /
24    yt dothe suffise that{{th}+t+}thou{{th}+u+} warte myne /

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 25    prayeng you all that{{th}+t+} heris this song
26    to iudge no wight nor none to blame
27    yt dothe suffise she dothe me wrong
28    and that herself doth kno the same /
29    And tho she chang it is no shame
30    theire kinde it is & hathe bene long
31    yet I pro{p2}teste she hathe no name /
32    yt dothe suffise she dothe me wrong /

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Notes & Glosses

8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 1. There is a space between this line and the next.
2. This is an example of an ‘unneeded’ consonant, at least according to a modern perspective.

Commentary

9 Leave a comment on paragraph 9 0 Attributed to Sir Thomas Wyatt (Rebholz 1978, 242-243), this poem was entered by H8. The speaker refuses to remain saddened by love now lost and describes the lady’s fickleness as a natural quality of a woman’s temperament. He is satisfied to have possessed the lady’s love at one time. For another example describing this perspective concerning womens’ fickleness, see the poem “Dyvers dothe vse as I have hard & kno” (77v). This poem is one of the seventeen entries where Margaret Douglas marks “and thys” (see the Commentaryon “At last withdrawe yowre cruellte” (04r-04v)).

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