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For was it never my kind
A couplet in Nicolas Bozon’s Contes moralisés
Author(s): Nicolas Bozon
Title(s): Contes moralisés
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 46919 [olim Phillipps 8336], f. 126
2.Source: London, British Library Harley 1288, f. 100v
Transcription:
ffor was hyt neuer myn kynd
Chese in welle to fynde
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Ross, Alan S. C. “English in Nicole Bozon’s Contes Moralisés.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 50 (1949): 200-20: 210.
Herbert, John Alexander. Catalogue of Romances in the Department of MSS. in the British Museum. Vol. 3. London, 1910: 3.104.
3.Source: London, Gray’s Inn 12, f. 43
Transcription:
For was hyt never myn kynd
Chese in welle to fynd
Editions:
Ross, Alan S. C. “English in Nicole Bozon’s Contes Moralisés.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 50 (1949): 200-20: 210.
Smith, Lucy Toulmin, ed. Les contes moralisés de Nicole Bozon. Societe des anciens textes francais 50. Paris: Firmin Didot, 1889: 151.