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DIMEV 3404
NIMEV 2092.55
Many men seem wise till they be assayed
Appearance and reality — one couplet
Subjects: aphorisms
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ff.5.5, f. 204v
Transcription:
Many men seme wise till they be assayed
And many men seme riche till there debtis be payed
Attributed Title: Consulare Cura Corȝbettis (later hand, top, f. 204v)