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In weal be wise and ware ere thou be woe
A couplet motto in a scroll in one MS of Hoccleve’s De Regimine Principum (3581)
Author(s): Thomas Hoccleve
Title(s): De Regimine Principum
Subjects: mottoes; advice, moral
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Hh.4.11, f. 21
Transcription:
In wele be wyis and war or þu be wo
Thouȝ thou mow sle yit do nothyng so