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DIMEV 4086.5
Seldom comes lone
Proverbial saying that solitary people are not happy — one couplet, translating ‘Raro domum reuenit ridens quod mutuo transit
Subjects: aphorisms; proverbs
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Manchester, John Rylands Library Lat. 394, f. 13
Transcription:
Seldon comes lone
lawȝynge home
Note: Written two lines of verse to one line in MS; Latin follows.