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Se plains fusse de matiere joyeuse
Text: ballade

aka: Ref: , No.192

aka: Machaut Loange, No.145

Guillaume de Machaut

Witnesses:

MaC f. 140v, 141r
MaB f. 37v
MaVg f. 20v  
MaA f. 197r  
MaG f. 59r  
MaE f. 9r, 9v  
MaM f. 187v  
MaD f. 25v  


Remarks:

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<body>
   <head>
      <app>
         <lem />
         <rdg wit="#MSMaB">Balade</rdg>
      </app>
   </head>
   <lg type="stanza">
      <l n="1" met="10'">Se plains fusse de matiere joy
         <rhyme label="a">euse</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="2" met="10">je feisse mes 
         <app>
            <lem>champs</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">chants</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>joieuse
               <rhyme label="b">m
                  <expan>en</expan>t
               </rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">joyeusement</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="3" met="10'">mais poi
         <expan>n</expan>t n
         <reg>'</reg>en ay qui ne soit 
         <app>
            <lem>douler
               <rhyme label="a">euse</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">dolereuse</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="4" met="10">Pour ce les fais 
         <app>
            <lem>tous</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">toulz</rdg>
         </app> dolereuse
         <rhyme label="b">ment</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="5" met="10">S
         <reg>'</reg>ay droit 
         <app>
            <lem>car</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">que</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>j
               <reg>'</reg>ai
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">jay</rdg>
         </app> de dueil 
         <expan>et</expan> de to
         <expan>ur</expan>
         <rhyme label="b">ment</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="6" met="10'">Tant que je n
         <reg>'</reg>ay 
         <app>
            <lem>nulle</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">nule</rdg>
         </app> joyeuse v
         <rhyme label="c">ie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain">
         <l n="7" met="10'">Quant 
            <app>
               <lem>lointeins</lem>
               <rdg wit="#MSMaB">loingteins</rdg>
            </app> sui de ma dame jol
            <rhyme label="c">ie</rhyme>
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
   <lg type="stanza">
      <l n="8" met="10'">Qui tant p
         <expan>ar</expan> est 
         <app>
            <lem>doucette</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">doulcete</rdg>
         </app> et graci
         <rhyme label="a">euse</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="9" met="10">que sa 
         <app>
            <lem>doucour</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">doulceur</rdg>
         </app> m
         <reg>'</reg>a gracieuse
         <rhyme label="b">ment</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="10" met="10'">Pris et espris en p
         <expan>ri</expan>son amour
         <rhyme label="a">euse</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="11" met="10">Ou je langui si amoureuse
         <rhyme label="b">m
            <expan>en</expan>t
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="12" met="10">Que je ne puis avoir alege
         <rhyme label="b">me
            <expan>n</expan>t
         </rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="13" met="10'">Ne reconfort 
         <app>
            <lem>n
               <reg>'</reg>esp
               <expan>er</expan>ance
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">nesperence</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>d
               <reg>'</reg>a
               <rhyme label="c">ie</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">daye</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain-repeated">
         <l n="14" met="10'">Quant 
            <app>
               <lem>lointeins</lem>
               <rdg wit="#MSMaB">loingteins</rdg>
            </app> sui de ma dame jol
            <rhyme label="c">ie</rhyme>
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
   <pb />
   <lg type="stanza">
      <l n="15" met="10'">Et s
         <reg>'</reg>
         <name>Amours</name>
         <app>
            <lem>vuet</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">veult</rdg>
         </app> vers moy estre pit
         <rhyme label="a">euse</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="16" met="10">je 
         <app>
            <lem>li</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">luj</rdg>
         </app> requier 
         <app>
            <lem>merci</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">mercy</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>pyteuse
               <rhyme label="b">ment</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">piteusement</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="17" met="10'">Que tost voie ma dame 
         <app>
            <lem>savour
               <rhyme label="a">euse</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">savourese</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="18" met="10">Qui maintes 
         <app>
            <lem>foys</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">foiz</rdg>
         </app> m
         <reg>'</reg>a savoureuse
         <rhyme label="b">ment</rhyme>
      </l>
      <l n="19" met="10">De ses 
         <app>
            <lem>douls</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">doulz</rdg>
         </app>
         <app>
            <lem>yex</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">yeux</rdg>
         </app> conforte 
         <app>
            <lem>douce
               <rhyme label="b">ment</rhyme>
            </lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">doulcement</rdg>
         </app>
      </l>
      <l n="20" met="10'">Las or sui 
         <app>
            <lem>cilz</lem>
            <rdg wit="#MSMaB">cil</rdg>
         </app> qui de co
         <expan>n</expan>fort mend
         <rhyme label="c">ie</rhyme>
      </l>
      <lg type="refrain-repeated">
         <l n="21" met="10'">Quant 
            <app>
               <lem>lointeins</lem>
               <rdg wit="#MSMaB">loingteins</rdg>
            </app> sui de ma dame jol
            <rhyme label="c">ie</rhyme>
         </l>
      </lg>
   </lg>
</body>

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