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Far from thy kin cast thee
A moral saw — four monorhyming lines
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 400; Ringler Jr. (1988), TP 389.5.
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Lansdowne 762, f. 16v
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.233.
Sisam, Celia, and Kenneth Sisam, eds. The Oxford Book of Medieval English Verse. Oxford: Clarendon, 1970: 566.
2.Source: London, British Library Printed Book IB.49408 (Alliaco1480), f. 34v
Transcription:
Fer fro thi kynsmen cast the
Wrath not thi neabors next the
In a good corn contry thress the
& sit doune & rest the
Note: In a copy of Petrus de Alliaco, Devotae Meditationes Circa Septem Psalmos Poenitentiales, Bruges, Collard Mansion, 1480?
Editions:
Bühler, Kurt. “Middle English Apophthegms in a Caxton Volume: Libri impressi cum notis manuscriptis X.” English Language Notes 1 (1963-64): 81-4: 83.



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 3308. Boke of Hawking, Hunting, and Blasing of Arms, [St Albans, 1486] , sig. f.5v
Transcription:
ffer from thy kynnysmen keste the
Wrath not thy neighborys next the
In a goode carne cuntre threste the
And sitte downe Robyn and rest the
Note: CUL shelfmark, Inc. 3. J. 4. 1. (3636).
Facsimiles:
Blades, William. “Introduction.” Facsimile edition of The Boke of Saint Albans by Dame Juliana Berners. London: Elliot Stock, 1881.
Hands, Rachel. “Introduction.” English Hawking and Hunting in The Boke of St Albans. Oxford: University Press, 1975.
2.Source: STC 3309. The Manere of Hawkyng and Huntyng and also of cote armours And of the blasynge of armys [and] The treatyse of fysshynge wyth an angle, de Worde, 1496 , sig. e.4
Transcription:
Ferre from thy kynnesmen caste the
Wrath not thy neyghbours next the
In a good corne countre threste the
And sytte downe Robyn and reste the
Note: Princeton, University Library Z241.xB37.1496.
Editions:
Dibdin, Thomas Frognall. Typographical Antiquities. Revised Joseph Ames and William Herbert. 4 vols. London: Bulmer, 1810, 1812, 1816, 1818: 2.59.