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DIMEV 2423
IMEV 1439.5
NIMEV 1439.5
If thy horse have four white feet give him to thy foe
The properties of a horse judged by white hooves — two long couplets
Subjects: horses; utilitarian instructions
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Wood empt. 18 (SC 8606), f. 59v
Transcription:
If þi horse have iiij white feet give him to þi foo
And if he haue iij dooth even soo
And if he haue ij Gyve him thy frende
But & he haue but j were him till an ende
Editions:
Hands, Rachel. “Horse-Dealing Lore, or a Fifteenth-century ‘Help to Discourse’?” Medium Ævum 41 (1972): 230-9: 237.