The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV TM 554
He that to women his credence give
Beware the snares of women — two couplets
Subjects: women, against; aphorisms
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson A.338 (SC 11224)
, ff. 111v
He that to women hys credens gyffe
ordeynith snares hym selfe to
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:
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.