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Himself by giving receiveth a benefit
Give to those worthy — one couplet
Note: Added sideways to left margin, bottom to top, preceded by Latin ‘Beneficium dando accepit qui digno dedit’.
Subjects: advice, moral; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Durham, Durham University Library Cosin V.iii.9, f. 58v
Transcription:
Himself y geving receyveth a benefict
who gevethe to a person worthie to have yt
Facsimiles:
Burrow, John, and A. I. Doyle, eds. Thomas Hoccleve: A Facsimile of the Autograph Verse Manuscripts. EETS s.s. 19 (2002).
Editions:
Furnivall, Frederick James, ed. Hoccleve’s Works: The Minor Poems. vol. 1. EETS e.s. 61 (1892); repr. with Gollancz (1925) 73; rev. J. Mitchell and A. Ian Doyle, 1970: 188.