The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
He is wise and well taught / that bears a horn and blows it not
Precepts against boasting — a single couplet translating ‘doctus
portare nonit cornu neque flare’, which follows
For these lines used as burden see 882
Subjects: advice, moral; boasting, precepts agains
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson D.328 (SC 15444)
, f. 142
He ys wyse and wel y taȝth
þat beryth a horne & blow hym
Note: Translating, ‘Doctus portare qui sit cornu neque
flare’, which follows; English portion all written on one
Meech, Sanford Brown.
“A Collection of Proverbs in Rawlinson MS D 328.”
38 (1940-41): 113-32: 121.
3.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394
, f. 3
He is wyse & well tawȝt
þat berys ahorne and blowes it
Note: Written as a single line.
Pantin, William A.
“A Medieval Collection of Latin and English Proverbs…from Rylands
Latin MS. 394.”
Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
14 (1930): 81-114: 93.