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DIMEV 4086
O vir bought dear dum viuis think on the bier
One macaronic couplet
Versification: — two-line — aa
Macaronic: Latin



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Digby 88 (SC 1689), f. 27
Transcription:
O vir boght dere dum viuis thenk on the bere
Dico tibi vere non sine fine thow shalt be here
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Holkham misc. 39, f. 438
Transcription:
O vir bowt dere dum viuis theyng on þi
Dico tibi vere sine fine þou chalt nowt ben here
3.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Holkham misc. 39, f. 446v
Transcription:
O vir dere bowt dum viuis thynk on y
Dico tibi vere sine fine you schalt not be here
Note: Second occurrence in this MS.