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The Ioye so short alas the paine so nere

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3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 1    The Ioye so short alas the paine so nere
2     the waye so long the departure {p+}so smarte{m’}
3    the furst sight alas I bought to dere
4     that so sodonnelye now from{_o}hens must parte{p+}
5    the bodye gone yet remaine shall the herte
6     with{w+t+}her withwiche{w+t+}for me salte teris shallded Raine
7    and shall not chaunge till that{{th}+t+}we mete againe
8    tho tyme doth passe / yet shall not my love
9    tho I be farre always / my hert is nere
10    tho other chaunge yet will not I remove
11    tho other care not / yet love I will & fere
12    tho other hate / yet will I love my dere
13    tho other woll of lightnes saye adewe
14    yet woll I be founde stedefast and trewe /

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 15    when other laughe /. alas then do I wepe /
16    when other wype sing /. then do I waile & crye
17     when other runne{_u} perforcyd{p+} I am to crepe
18    When other daunce / in sorro I do lye
19    when other Ioye / for paine welnere I dye
20    thus brought from{_o} welthe / alas tendlespaine
21    that undeseruid{{s}8} / causeles to remayne /

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5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Attributed to Sir Thomas Wyatt, this poem was entered by H&. Although the speaker labours under undeserved pain, he will not forsake his love.

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