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DIMEV 1651
Goods gotten in haste
Proverb about hastely-acquired goods — one couplet
Subjects: transitoriness, of world; greed; fragments; inscriptions; merchants
Versification: — two-line — aa



Inscriptions:
1.Source: olim Lakenheath Grove, Norwich, summerhouse, fifteenth-century glass fitted to eighteenth-century building, surviving in 1932; possibly (?)originally from Duke of Norfolk’s house in Newgate, Norwich
Transcription:
Goodis gotten in haste
Wyll shortly waste
Note: Marked ‘PV 15’, possibly a reference to Proverbs 15.
Editions:
Kent, Ernest. A. “Some Heraldic Glass in Norwich.” Journal of the British Society of Master Glass-Painters 4.3 (1932): 137-41: 138.