1] Tottel prints as Surrey's poem but it is assigned to Lord Vaux in British Library Add. MS. 28635.
4] Tickle: delicate.
6] peason: peas. A later spelling of the Middle English plural pesen.
8] geason: rare.
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of English, University of Toronto.
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Original text: Songes and Sonettes (London: Tottel, 1557). Facs. edn. (Leeds: Scolar, 1966). PR 1205 T6 1966 Victoria College Library
First publication date: 1557
RPO poem editor: N. J. Endicott
RP edition: 2RP 1.86.
Recent editing: 4:2002/5/29
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