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DIMEV 2168
I have a hole
‘A sheath’, a double-entendre riddle — two couplets
Subjects: riddles; ribaldry; erotic verse
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.75, f. 63v
Transcription:
I haue a hole aboue my knee
& pricked yt was & pricked shalbe
&yet yt is not sore
&yet yt shalbe pricked more
Note: ‘sheath’ written to right. Formerly on a flyleaf of Formerly on a flyleaf of Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Dd.5.76.
Attributed Title: Aenigmata
Editions:
Person, Henry Axel. Cambridge Middle English Lyrics. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1953; rev. ed. 1962: 54.