The Devonshire Manuscript/A wel I hawe at other lost
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1 A wel I hawe at other lost1
2 not as my nowen I do protest
3 bot wan I hawe got that I hawe mest
4 I shal regoys among the rest
Notes & Glosses
Written in Mary Shelton's hand, this poem is also signed "Mary Shelton" and could be an original creation by Shelton herself. The speaker expresses a hope to regain what he or she has lost and to accept the outcome.
"A wel I hawe at other lost" appears as the second poem entered on the page (placed at the bottom of 22v).