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IMEV 1602.5
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Ipocras great wisdom had
True learning now disregarded — two six-line stanzas
Subjects: abuses of the age
Versification: — six-line — ababcc



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library Acc. No. 676 [Ch. L. 1759] (copy of STC 6826), sig. c.1
First Lines:
Ipocras great wysedoum hadd
as storyes doth declare…
Last Lines:
…but this vesure which is most true
that hell for sine a place is dewe
Note: Added to lower margin by a hand of the sixteenth century.
Editions:
Bühler, Curt F., ed. The Dicts and Sayings of the Philosophers. EETS o.s. 211 (1941); repr. 1991: 333.