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DIMEV 1915
IMEV 1174.8
NIMEV 1174.8
He was never wise
A proverbial couplet
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 52 (SC 21626), f. 19
Transcription:
He was neuer wyse
þat went on þe yse
Editions:
Förster, Max. “Die Mittelenglische Sprichwörtersammlung in Douce 52.” Festschrift zum XII Deutschen Neuphilolgentage in München 1906. E. Stollreither, ed. Erlangen (1906): 40-64: 48.