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DIMEV 2259
NIMEV n
I saw a sparrow
Tag translating Latin, ‘vidi passerem sagitare sagittam…’ which follows it, in a series of Latin sentences with English translations in a schoolbook — four monorhyming lines
Subjects: school lessons; schoolboy exercises; translations
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Lincoln College Lat. 129, f. 93
Transcription:
y say a sparow
schote an a row
by an harow
into a barowe
Note: Written as prose.