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DIMEV 4282
IMEV 2691.8
NIMEV prose
One cock suffice fifteen hens / scarse fifteen men suffice one woman
Dictio hisopii’ — one couplet, with Latin version on f. 2: ‘Dictio hisopii: Gallus galinas terquinque sufficit vnus / Sed terquinque viri non sufficiunt vna mulieri
Title(s): Dictio hisopii
Subjects: women, against; translations
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: London, British Library Arundel 220, f. 1v
Transcription:
One cock sufyse xv hynnys
Scarse xv men suffise one woman
Note: Written as prose. The second word, ‘cock’, is added supralinearly by the scribe.