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DIMEV 2319
IMEV 1391.8
NIMEV 1391.8
I will that the cock have the quede / And for his song he shall be dead
A couplet in the Gesta Romanorum
Note: Cf. 5235.
Title(s): Gesta Romanorum
Subjects: tales
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Addit. 9066, f. 19v3
Transcription:
I wille that the cock have the quede
and for his songe he shall be dede
Editions:
Madden, Frederick. The Old English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum. Roxburghe Club. 55. London: Nicol, 1838: 308.