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Headed as an ox
Seven rhyming lines on the Properties of a Horse
Note: Cf. 5224; for prose versions see London, British Library Lansdowne 762, f. 16, printed Wright and Halliwell-Phillipps (1845), 1.232-3; San Marino, CA, Henry Huntington Library HU 1051, f. 62v, printed , 1.421; and Boke of Hawking, Hunting, and Blasing of Arms, [St Albans, 1486] .
Subjects: horses, properties of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Cotton Galba E.IX, f. 113va1
Transcription:
heded os an ox
Tayled as fox
comly as a kyng
Nekked as a dukyng
mouthed as a kliket
witted a wodkok
wylled as a weder coke
Note: Added by a later hand to originally blank leaves at end of a volume.
Editions:
Hulme, William Henry, ed. The Harrowing of Hell and Gospel of Nicodemus. EETS e.s. 100 (1908); repr. 1976: xxv.