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DIMEV 1866
IMEV 1150.5
NIMEV 1150.5
He that in youth no care will take
A proverb — two couplets
Note: Cf. 1867.
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library M898 [olim Edwardes], f. 17v
Transcription:
He that in youth no care will take
Note: On f. 66 in right margin, top to bottom, in post-medieval, possibly sixteenth- or seventeenth-century hand: ‘Bewty is sibiect vnto age; Sicknes the same will stayne /And whoso wythered is with yeares cannot be younge agayne’.
Editions:
Bühler, Kurt. “The New Morgan Manuscript of Titus and Vespasian.” PMLA 76 (1961): 20-4: 22.