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Let leave him that mickle speaketh
On speaking truth — one couplet translating ‘Rara credatur cuiquam si multa loquatur’ which precedes it in John Grimestone’s sermon notebook
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 13
Transcription:
Lat lef him þat michil spekt
ffor gret spekere trethe brekt
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 3.
2.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 46v
Transcription:
Late lef him þat michel spekt
ffor gret spekere treuthe brekt
Attributed Title: De Decepcione (f. 46v)