The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
NIMEV see 675.5/4
He that will not spare
A moralizing couplet on a late 14th-century bronze jug
Subjects: inscriptions; proverbs
London, British Museum item BM MLA 96, 7-27, 1 (Bronze ewer, temp. Richard II), verses inscribed around neck
He that wyl not spare whan he may
He schal not spend whan he
English Art, 1307-1461.
Oxford History of Art
5. Oxford: Clarendon, 1949: 90.