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IMEV 1587.8
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In wealth beware of woe what so thee haps / And bear thee even for dread of after claps
A proverbial couplet in a series of six (see 6621.7)
Subjects: advice, moral
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Balliol College 354, p. 3413
Transcription:
In welth be ware of woo what so þe happes
& bere þe evyn for drede of after clappes
Note: In a collection of six proverbial couplets: 6621.7, 5794, 1587.8, 1433, 835, 3009.
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: 174.
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: 139.