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DIMEV 1836
He liveth so much the easier
On living simply — one couplet
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9, f. 58
Transcription:
Ne lyvethe so moche the easier
whoo to delightes was vsed never
Note: Added to right margin sideways, bottom to top.
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).