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Helas dolens que porray devenir
Text: ballade

aka: Ref: , No.87

aka: Machaut Loange, No.141

Guillaume de Machaut

Witnesses:

MaC f. 140r
MaB f. 37r
MaW f. 8r  
MaVg f. 20r  
MaA f. 196v  
MaG f. 58v  
MaE f. 9r  
MaM f. 187r  
MaD f. 24v, 25r  


Remarks:

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<body>
   <head>
      <app>
         <lem />
         <rdg wit="#MSMaB">Balade</rdg>
      </app>
   </head>
   <lg type="stanza">
      <l n="1" met="10">Helas 
         <app>
            <lem>dolens</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">dolent</rdg>
         </app> q
         <expan>ue</expan>
         <app>
            <lem>porrai</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">pourray</rdg>
         </app> deven
         <rhyme label="a">ir</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="2" met="10">q
         <expan>ua</expan>nt si 
         <app>
            <lem>plai
               <expan>n</expan>s
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">plain</rdg>
         </app> sui d
         <reg>'</reg>amoureuse dol
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="3" met="10">q
         <expan>ue</expan> je ne puis ne vivre ne 
         <app>
            <lem>mor
               <rhyme label="a">ir</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">mourir</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="4" met="10">
         <app>
            <lem>Ains</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">Eins</rdg>
         </app> sui si hors de joie 
         <expan>et</expan> de baud
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="5" met="10">Que je 
         <app>
            <lem>n
               <reg>'</reg>ai
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">nay</rdg>
         </app> mais ne force ne vig
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="6" met="10'">Ne rie
         <expan>n</expan>s ne puet mettre mo
         <expan>n</expan> cuer en j
         <rhyme label="c">oie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain">
         <l n="7" met="10'">Q
            <expan>ua</expan>nt je ne voy ma dame simple 
            <expan>et</expan> c
            <rhyme label="c">oie</rhyme>
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
   <lg type="stanza">
      <l n="8" met="10">Je ne le 
         <app>
            <lem>sai</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">say</rdg>
         </app> car 
         <app>
            <lem>j
               <reg>'</reg>ai
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">jay</rdg>
         </app> si g
         <expan>ra</expan>nt des
         <rhyme label="a">ir</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="9" met="10">de 
         <app>
            <lem>reveoir</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">recevoir</rdg>
         </app> sa p
         <expan>ar</expan>faite 
         <app>
            <lem>douc
               <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">doulcour</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="10" met="10">Qu
         <reg>'</reg>il me convient deme
         <expan>n</expan>ter 
         <expan>et</expan> gem
         <rhyme label="a">ir</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="11" met="10">Mais 
         <app>
            <lem>nulle</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">nule</rdg>
         </app> rie
         <expan>n</expan>s ne requier en mo
         <expan>n</expan> pl
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="12" met="10">A ma dame n
         <reg>'</reg>
         <name>Dieu</name> fors qu
         <expan>
            <reg>'</reg>en
         </expan> m
         <reg>'</reg>ard
         <rhyme label="b">o
            <expan>ur</expan>
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="13" met="10'">
         <app>
            <lem>P
               <expan>ro</expan>chei
               <expan>n</expan>nement
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">Prouchainement</rdg>
         </app> de mes 
         <app>
            <lem>maus</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">maulx</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>morir</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">mourir</rdg>
         </app> d
         <rhyme label="c">oie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain-repeated">
         <l n="14" met="10'">Quant je ne voy ma dame simple 
            <expan>et</expan> c
            <rhyme label="c">oie</rhyme>
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
   <lg type="stanza">
      <l n="15" met="10">Mais p
         <expan>ar</expan> m
         <reg>'</reg>ame 
         <app>
            <lem>tout</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">tous</rdg>
         </app> dis sans repent
         <rhyme label="a">ir</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="16" met="10">de loyal cuer et de p
         <expan>ar</expan>faite am
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="17" met="10">La vueil amer et loyaume
         <expan>n</expan>t serv
         <rhyme label="a">ir</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="18" met="10">Co
         <expan>m</expan> vrais amis loing de so
         <expan>n</expan> noble at
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="19" met="10">Ja soit 
         <app>
            <lem>ce</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB" />
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>ainsi</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">einsi</rdg>
         </app> qu
         <reg>'</reg>en dueil 
         <expan>et</expan> en t
         <expan>ri</expan>st
         <rhyme label="b">our</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="20" met="10'">Me couvie
         <expan>n</expan>t estre ades ou que je s
         <rhyme label="c">oie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain-repeated">
         <l n="21" met="10'">Q
            <expan>ua</expan>nt je ne voy ma dame simple 
            <expan>et</expan> c
            <rhyme label="c">oie</rhyme>
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
</body>

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