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DIMEV 1317
IMEV 802.5
NIMEV 802.5
First look and afterward leap
A proverbial couplet against hasty tongue
Subjects: proverbs; tongue, hasty
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 52 (SC 21626), f. 31v
Transcription:
ffirst loke and aftirward lepe
Avise the welle or thow speke
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Die Mittelenglische Sprichwörtersammlung in Douce 52.” Festschrift zum XII Deutschen Neuphilolgentage in München 1906. E. Stollreither, ed. Erlangen (1906): 40-64: 57.