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DIMEV 1333
Fools lade pools wisemen eat the fish
Aphorism on difference between fools and wisemen — one couplet
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.86 (SC 11951), f. 31r3
Transcription:
ffolus lade polys wisemen ete þe fysshe
Wisemen hath in þer hondis ofte þat folys after wyssh