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All false gods thou shalt forsake
The ‘X Comawndmentes’ — five couplets
Subjects: ten commandments; paraphrases
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson poet. 32 (SC 14526), f. 55
First Lines:
All false goddis þou shalt forsak
His name nott yn Idell take…
Last Lines:
…Couete þou no man is wyff
Nor no þyng þat to hym lyeþe
Note: Includes a version of 2988.
Attributed Title: This folowynge ben þe x comawndmentes (f. 55)
Editions:
Zupitza, Julius. “The Prouerbis of Wysdom.” Archiv für das Studium der neueren Sprachen und Literaturen 90 (1893): 241-68: 247.