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Yf with complaint the paine might be exprest

1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 1 73r

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3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 1    Yf with{w+t+} complaint the paine might be exprest
2    that inwardelye dothe cause me sigh & grone /
3    yor harde herte and yor cruell brest
4    shulde sighe and playne for my vnreste
5    and tho yt ware of stone /
6    yet shulde Remorse cause yt relent and mone /

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 1 7    But sins yt ys so faure out of mesure
8    that with{w+t+} my wordes{es}  I cannot yt not con{_o}tayne
9    my onlye truste my hertes{es} tresure
10    alas whye doo I still indure
11    this resteles smerte and payne /
12    sins yf ye list ye maye my woo restraine

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Commentary

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 1 Attributed to Sir Thomas Wyatt (Rebholz 1978, 182), this poem was entered by H8. The speaker complains of the Lady’s cruelty, which causes him so much pain that he cannot express his feelings in words.

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