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Homo proponit / Oft times in vain
Homo proponit, deus disponit’ — a short cross-rhymed quatrain
Note: Immediately follows 1497.
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — four-line — abab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College R.3.21 (601), f. 244v
Transcription:
Homo proponit
Oftymes in veyn
But deus disponit
The boke telleth pleyn
Attributed Title: Homo proponit deus disponit (f. 244v)
Editions:
James, Montague Rhodes. Catalogue of the Western Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Cambridge. 4 vols. Cambridge: at the UP, 1900-1904: 2.90.
MacCracken, Henry Noble. “Lydgatiana.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 130 (1913): 286-311: 309.