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Fleas flies and friars populum domini male caedunt
Carmina iocosa’ — macaronic lines in couplets
Title(s): Carmina iocosa
Subjects: friars; songs
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 196 (SC 1797), f. 196v
Transcription:
fflyes fles & fryer[ ] domini male cedu[ ]
Thistules & bryers crescentia gramina laedunt
Deus volens guerras s[ed] cunta pace tueres
Destrue per terras
flies fles & flaterys freres
Note: Lines 1-4 only; folio damaged with loss of text.
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 3362, f. 24
Note: 33 lines.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.91-2.