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DIMEV 1902
IMEV 1166.5
NIMEV TM 554
He that to women his credence give
Beware the snares of women — two couplets
Subjects: women, against; aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson A.338 (SC 11224), ff. 111v-112
Transcription:
He that to women hys credens gyffe
ordeynith snares hym selfe to myscheffe
better yt is for loue good seruice to do
than thankeles to be compelled ther to
Note: Added in sixteenth-century hand. At the end: ‘MR’.
Editions:
Robbins, Rossell Hope. “Poems Dealing with Contemporary Conditions.” A Manual of the Writings in Middle English. Albert E. Hartung, ed. Vol. 5, fascicle 13. New Haven, CT: Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1975: 1385-1536, 1631-1725: 1456.