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DIMEV 2347
IMEV 1409.5
NIMEV C16
If any man ask a question of thee
One quatrain against hasty tongue
Subjects: tongue, hasty; advice, moral
Versification: — four-line — aabb



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library Acc. No. 53095 , inside back cover
Transcription:
Yff anye man aske a question of the
In thine answer makeng be nott to hastye
Eles may he joudge in the little wytte
To aunswer to a thynge and nott heare ytt
Note: In a copy of The Greate Herball, J. Kynge, 1561 . Added by a hand of the sixteenth century.