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In a bushel of winning
A proverbial couplet, with Latin version
Subjects: proverbs; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 354, p. 42005
Transcription:
In a bussshell of wynnynge
ys not a hondfull of cunnyng
Note: In a collection of 55 proverbs in Latin and English; translating ‘In modico rendi non est vola plena sciendi’, which follows.
Facsimiles:
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University: Facsimile of Oxford, Balliol MS 354. (http://image.ox.ac.uk/show?collection=balliol&manuscript=ms354).
Editions:
Flügel, Ewald. “Liedersammlungen des XVI Jahrhunderts….” Anglia 26 (1903): 94-285: 203.
Dyboski, R., ed. Songs, Carols and Other Miscellaneous Poems from Balliol MS. 354, Richard Hill’s Commonplace Book. EETS e.s. 101 (1908); repr. 1984: 131.