1] Tottel's title: "A complaint by night of the louer not beloued." An adaptation of Petrarch's 145th (113th) sonnet.
4] chare: perhaps from charet: chariot, car; but derived from Petrarch's "carro": the Great Bear.
11] disease: dis-ease, discomfort.
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Original text: Nott, George Fred., ed. The Works of Henry Howard earl of Surrey and of Sir Thomas Wyatt the elder. London: Longman, 1815-16. 2 vols. PR 2370 A1 1815 ROBA.
First publication date: 1557
RPO poem editor: F. D. Hoeniger
RP edition: 3RP 1.12.
Recent editing: 4:2002/5/29
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