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One year other two
An English proverb — two short couplets in Le Dite de Hoseboundrie by Walter de Henley
Note: Cf. 6588.
Author(s): Walter de Henley
Title(s): Le Dite de Hoseboundrie
Subjects: proverbs; sin, consequences of
Versification: — two-line — aa
Bibliographic Ghosts: Cambridge UK, Corpus Christi College 301, f. 141v: this Walter of Henley text does not include these English lines; Oxford, Bodleian Library Selden Supra 74 (SC 3462).



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Douce 98 (SC 21672), f. 188
Transcription:
On yer other tho
wrong wile on hond gon
Note: Written as prose.
2.Source: Oxford, Bodleian Library Rawlinson B.471 (SC 15516), f. 2
Transcription:
On yer and other
wrong wol and hond go
and euere atte ende
wrong wol wende
Note: Written as prose.
3.Source: Oxford, Merton College 321, f. 153v
Transcription:
On yer other two
Wrong wol an honde go
and euere atte þe ende
wrong wol wende
4.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Ee.1.1, f. 251ra
Transcription:
On ȝeer oþer to
Wroge wylle on honde go
Ant euere aten hende
wrong wile wende
Editions:
Lamond, Elizabeth, ed. Walter of Henley’s Husbandry. London, New York: Longmans, Green, 1890: 4.
Mustanoja, Tauno F. How the Good Wife Taught her Daughter, etc. Helsinki: Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Scuran, 1948: 75n.
Mustanoja, Tauno F. “The Index of Middle English Verse: Corrections, Additions, Deletions.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 49 (1948): 126-33: 130.
5.Source: Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Hh.3.11, f. 77v
Transcription:
o ȝeyr oþer two
wrong wole an ond go
And euere at þan ende
wrange wele wende
6.Source: Cambridge UK, Trinity College O.9.26 (1438), f. 99
Transcription:
On yer and other
wrong wol and hond go
and euere atte ende
wrong wol wende
Attributed Title: feeȝ sage e ne eyeȝ de nuly a tort / beau fiȝ seieȝ sages en vos feȝ (f. 99)
7.Source: London, British Library Addit. 6159, f. 222r2
Transcription:
O ȝier oþer thwo
Wrong wole an honde go
Ande euere aten ende
wrong wole wende
Attributed Author: Sire Walter de Henley (f. 222)
Attributed Title: Le dite de hosebounderie (f. 222)
8.Source: Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales Peniarth 22
9.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Register J, p. 2002
Transcription:
On ȝier oþer two
wrong wole an honde go
and euere aten ende
wrong wole wende
Note: Written as prose.
Editions:
Historical Manuscripts Commission Ninth Report: Calendar of the Manuscripts of the Most Hon. The Marquis of Salisbury, K. G., etc., preserved at Hatfield House, Hertfordshire. 24 vols. (1883-84, with addenda to 1976): App., 75.
10.Source: Canterbury, Canterbury Cathedral Library Register P
11.Source: London, Corporation of London Records Office [formerly Guildhall] Liber Horn
Note: Nineteenth-century transcription by H. T. Riley, Cambridge UK, Cambridge University Library Addit. 4026, p. 45.
12.Source: Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale fr. 7011
13.Source: Untraced, Present whereabouts unknown olim Acland Hood, St. Audries, Somerset
Note: Hamer (1995) notes as Unidentified, Missing or Destroyed.
14.Source: Alnwick Castle, Duke of Northumberland MS 468 (formerly D.XI.1)
Note: Not Listed in Hamer (1995).



Print Witnesses:
1.Source: STC 25007. Henley, Walter de, Boke of husbandry, [London: W. de Worde, 1508?]