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DIMEV 1919
Hear and see and say nought
Hold your tongue — three lines in one manuscript of the Fasciculus Morum
Note: Sometimes occur as a continuation of 4798, but probably are part of a separate tradition: see Wenzel (1978), 141. First two lines proverbial: see Whiting (1968), H.264.
Subjects: tongue, advice concerning use of; sermons, verse in
Versification: — three-line — aaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson C.670 (SC 12514), f. 10v
Transcription:
Here and see and say noght
Be wyse and ware and telle noght
Goo forthe by thingus and stele noght
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 140.
2.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.19 (599), f. 210v
Transcription:
Here and se and sey nat
Be ware & wyse & ly nat
Note: Not in Fasciculus, but as lines 85-86 of 5530.