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DIMEV 2425
If thy russet hood oppose my red hood
Translation of Latin, in a schoolbook — one couplet
Subjects: schoolbooks; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Lincoln College Lat. 129, f. 65v
Transcription:
Yff þi russet hode oppose my rede hode
My rede hode schal answere thy russet hoode
Note: Translating ‘Si tu cuius capicium est elbidum opponas in cuius capicium est rubeum Ego cuius capicium est rubeum respondebo tibi cuius capicium est elbidum, which follows.