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DIMEV 2378
If my husband gives not
A woman’s view of marriage, citing sayings ‘Contra matrimonium’, first in French, then these in English — four monorhyming lines.
Subjects: marriage, against; women, as speakers/narrators
Versification: — four-line — aaaa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Dublin, Trinity College, Dublin 347, f. 199v
Transcription:
If my husband gius noht
A nother nauet my luue ybohit
for tuo gloglouets wyht ynoht
if hic him luue y naue no woht
Note: Embedded in Gilbertus Minorita, Distinctiones.