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Dafydd ap Gwilym, 14th cent. Dafydd ap Gwilym: the poems. Translation and statement via Richard Morgan Loomis; illustrations by way of Mary Guerriere Loomis. Binghamton, N.Y.: middle for Medieval & Early Renaissance experiences, 1982, 346 p, notes, bib, word list, index, illus, maps. excellent, fresh tight replica.

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Go, wind. " HIS POETRY The poems and Dafydd ap Gwilym have vision and of intensity, they note. And his voice has 45 affirm loves of remarkable range insight, they strike an authentic proved singularly durable: Yesterday old Dafydd (the pain of hidden love) Was avenged with new love. my wound After (I am blind), I'm tough like a withe from an apple tree That bends And will There The is easily (affliction's touch) not break after a strong blow. in me (faint memory of a smile) soul of a shivery old cat; Let the wood-gray body be wounded, beaten, Whatever be at it, it will live.

Blest God? not evil for any; Joseph was your 2. These you Holy. state, were we not to us, suffering Afterwards your death Good not evil, Christi lines from the Latin eucharistic save me; Blood of Christ, intoxicate me; water of Christ's side, Christ, strengthen me; wash me; Passion of O good Jesus, hear me and do not permit me to be separated from Thee, so that with Thy angels I may praise Thee. Amen. Anima Christi, sanctijica me. Renowned, merciful heart of Three and One, Glory of the prophets, Fair soul of Christ of fair cross.

The full poems by Dafydd name in GZ)G— 138 of Dafydd's cywydd form is This form has rhyming couplets of seven-syllable lines; the rhymes are on zdternating accented and unaccented final syllables (as in the English, den, hidden); the sequence of the accented cywydd deuair hirion. DAFYDD AP GWILYM 20 and unaccented final syllables may vary from couplet to couplet; each is to have cynghanedd, although fourteenth century poets occa- line sionally omitted cynghanedd in lines of the cywydd. The following lines illustrating the cywydd are from Poem 49 (lines sounds that figure in cynghanedd, and identified the type oí cynghanedd hy abbreviations at the left of each line.

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