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Raison se plaint
Text: ballade Music: ballade

aka: CMM 21, 2

Anon.
set to music by: Anon.

Witnesses:

Tu9 f. 98v


Remarks:

None available.

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<body>
   <head />
   <lg>
      <l>
         <name>Raison</name> se plaint 
         <expan>et</expan> pleure amerem
         <rhyme label="a">e
            <expan>n</expan>t
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>po
         <expan>ur</expan> ce q
         <expan>ue</expan> mai
         <expan>n</expan>ts de ceux qui doulcem
         <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>et de ceur ha servis sans vilo
         <expan>n</expan>n
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>,
      </l>
      <l>par leurs faulz tours pleins d’inco
         <expan>n</expan>veni
         <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>,
      </l>
      <l>d’engie
         <expan>n</expan>
         <expan>et</expan>
         <app>
            <lem>
               <gap />
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#Hoppin1963 #TRS">d’ars</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>
               <gap />
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#Hoppin1963 #TRS">ont</rdg>
         </app> fraudeleusem
         <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>et sans pité fausement relenqu
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>en relevant outraige 
         <expan>et</expan>
         <app>
            <lem>trecher
               <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#Hoppin1963">tricher
               <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>
            </rdg>
         </app>,
      </l>
      <l>pour la destruire du tout 
         <expan>et</expan> tu
         <rhyme label="c">er</rhyme>.
      </l>
      <l>bien se doit on de leur faux trais gard
         <rhyme label="c">er</rhyme>;
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain">
         <l>fol est qu’en eulz aulcu
            <expan>n</expan>nement se f
            <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>.
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
   <lg>
      <l>
         <name>Pité</name> se met moult amo
         <expan>ur</expan>eusem
         <rhyme label="a">
            <expan>en</expan>t
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>po
         <expan>ur</expan> conforter 
         <name>Raison</name> qui de tourm
         <rhyme label="a">e
            <expan>n</expan>t
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>et de grief mal est grandeme
         <expan>n</expan>t rempl
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>;
      </l>
      <l>mais co
         <expan>n</expan>tre elle se lievent fierem
         <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>
         <name>Orgeuil</name>
         <name>Detrait</name>
         <expan>et</expan>
         <name>Cruel Pensem
            <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>
         </name>,
      </l>
      <l>qui la chassent de tres fainte maistr
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>.
      </l>
      <l>tout ce mal vient de ceux qui plains d’env
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <note>expansion of plains?</note>
      <l>sont pour quoi dit 
         <name>Raison</name> qu’on doit am
         <rhyme label="c">er</rhyme>.
      </l>
      <l>les faus amans faut toustans eschiev
         <rhyme label="c">er</rhyme>;
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain-repeated">
         <l>fol est 
            <supplied rend="startEnd">qu’en eulz aulcunnement se f
               <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>
            </supplied>.
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
   <lg>
      <l>
         <name>Humilité</name> se meut soigneusem
         <rhyme label="a">e
            <expan>n</expan>t
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>pour abaissier d’
         <name>Orgeuil</name> le g
         <expan>ra</expan>nt augm
         <rhyme label="a">
            <expan>en</expan>t
         </rhyme>,
      </l>
      <note>is it the 'ra' of 'grant' that is expan?</note>
      <l>
         <expan>et</expan>
         <name>Leaulté</name>, sa tres p
         <expan>ar</expan>faite am
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>,
      </l>
      <l>contre 
         <name>Detrait</name> fait vigoureusem
         <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>ce qu’elle peut. 
         <name>Charité</name> ensem
         <rhyme label="a">ent</rhyme>,
      </l>
      <l>qui 
         <name>Cruel Pensement</name> fort contrar
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>.
      </l>
      <l>si quident b
         <expan>ie</expan>n vaincre leur felonn
         <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>,
      </l>
      <l>
         <expan>et</expan> de tous ceulz qui veulent consumm
         <rhyme label="c">er</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l>
         <name>Raison</name>, pour les quelz je dis sans cess
         <rhyme label="c">er</rhyme>:
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain-repeated">
         <l>fol est 
            <supplied rend="startEnd">qu’en eulz aulcunnement se f
               <rhyme label="b">ie</rhyme>
            </supplied>.
         </l>
      </lg>
      <note>this refrain has 'fol est qui etc' although the refrain starts 'fol est qu'en' the first time - wasn't sure what to do about that!</note>
   </lg>
</body>

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