The Devonshire Manuscript/patiens for I have wrong /

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I finde no peace and all my warre is donne whan that I call vnto my mynde
The Devonshire Manuscript facsimile 82v

f. [82v]

1    patiens for I haue wrong /
2    and dare not shew whereyn .
3    patiens shalbe my song
4    sins truthe can no thing wynn{_n}e
5    patiens then for this fytt
6    hereafter com{_o}mis not yett /

finis /

CommentaryEdit

Attributed to Sir Thomas Wyatt,[1] this poem was entered by H9 and is in italic script -- a rare occurrence in this manuscript. Rebholz suggests that this poem may be part of a group of poems that were inspired by Serafino's Canzona de la Patientia.[2]

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