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DIMEV 2352
If capud come of capio
A schoolboy’s conjugation/declension rhyme — two quatrains (abcb, abab)
Subjects: schoolboy exercises
Versification: — four-line — abcb, abab
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ii.6.11, f. ii
Transcription:
If capud Cumme of Capio
wiche signifithe to take
Then may Rome well [be] called
soo wich doth no Thing forsake
If þow decline Capio Capis
And to þe Groundes doo Cumme
hir nettes ar large and cannot mysse
To Cache Bothe al and Summe