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DIMEV 3017
Labor in youth whilst health will last
Proverbial couplet urging one to work in youth, rest in age — one couplet
Subjects: proverbs



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Glasgow, Glasgow University Library Hunterian 230 (U.3.3), f. 248v
Transcription:
Labur in youth qwylst helthe wyll last
To rest in age qwen strengh is past
Note: Added to end flyleaf by a sixteenth-century hand.