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DIMEV 211
Acquaintance of lordship will I noght
Aphoristic advice on the price of lordship — one couplet
Subjects: aphorisms; advice
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.3.26, f. 240
Transcription:
Aqueyntanse of lordschip wyll y noght
ffor furste or laste dere hit woll be bowght
Note: Immediately preceded (without break) by 1112.
Editions:
Wright, Thomas, and James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, eds. Reliquiae Antiquae. 2 vols. London: Smith, 1845: 1.205.