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First Line: For to love her for her looks lovely
Last Line: For to love her.
Alternate Author Name(s): Wyat, Thomas
Variant Title(s): Egerton Manuscript: 15
Subject(s): Love - Complaints

For to love her for her looks lovely
My heart was set in thought right firmly,
Trusting by truth to have had redress;
But she hath made another promise
And hath given me leave full honestly.
Yet do I not rejoice it greatly,
For on my faith I loved too surely;
But reason will that I do cease
For to love her.

Since that in love the pains been deadly,
Me think it best that readily
I do return to my first address;
For at this time too great is the press,
And perils appear too abundantly
For to love her.

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