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The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
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Found Records:
Salomon and Marcolphus, Leeu, Antwerp, c. 1492
1.   A good wife and a fair
A proverbial couplet from Salomon and Marcolphus
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 57-1
2.   An evil favored and a foul black wife
A description of Marcolphus’s wife Polycena, tr. from the Latin — two couplets
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 481-1
3.   As thee smite with an axe in an hard tree / Beware that the chips fall not in your eye
A proverbial couplet
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 683-1
4.   It standeth written in a book
One gnomic couplet
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 2755-1
5.   Out of the mouth of a holy man
A proverbial couplet
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 4336-1
6.   The cat seeth well
A proverbial saying — one couplet
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 5228-1
7.   Where ears are there are causes
Proverbial couplet
Printed Book: STC22905 Witness 6489