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DIMEV 2397
NIMEV 1427.33
If thou be rich and wise also
The fruits of pride — one quatrain occuring instead of 4409 in one manuscript of the Fasciculus morum, translating ‘Si tibi copia si sapientia formaque detur
Note: See Walther (1963), no. 29238 and cf. 2398.
Subjects: translations; pride
Versification: — four-line — abab



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Spalding, Lincolnshire, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society M.J.B.14 [olim Maurice Johnson No. LIV], f. 7v
Transcription:
If þu be rych and wyse also
And of bewte fressh þerto
Þes virtuse prise wyll sone vndo
If hit ones be knyt þerto
Editions:
Wenzel, Siegfried. Verses in Sermons: ‘Fasciculus morum’ and Its Middle English Poems. Cambridge, MA: Medieval Academy of America, 1978: 142.