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NIMEV TM 432
Fortunate is he who hath the hap
Proverbial advice, translating ‘Felix quem faciunt aliena pericula cautum’ — one couplet
Note: Ringler Jr. (1992), TM 432.
Title(s): Felix quem faciunt aliena pericula cautum
Subjects: proverbs; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9, f. 82v
Transcription:
ffortunate is he who hathe the happe
to bewarre by an other manis clappe
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 1. EETS e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925) 73; rev. J. Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 224.